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The Original Geo-engineers

If we want to construct a healthy and resilient world for ourselves and our fellow creatures, we could do worse than look to the lowly beavers for hints on how it can be done.

New Russia Sanctions: Washington, Delusional About US Energy Capacity, Lashes Out

The effect of the sanctions will be to speed the Russian decline, forcing up …

Ukraine - headlines

•US and EU Lose Major Energy Battle in Ukraine •Coordinated …

Why doesn't the 'long emergency' feel like an emergency?

What appears to be masking the ongoing emergency is the rise in …

Local Communities Playing Vital Role in Marine Conservation

...it’s good news that a first of its kind assessment of community-led marine conservation in the Western Indian Ocean adds to growing …

Livestock: more than meat

Beyond the debate about meat in our diet and the environmental impact of cows, there is an emotional and cultural angle on our human relationship …
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The Converging Environmental and Economic Crises: A pep talk for those paying attention by Nate Hagens

Suggestions on how society might better adapt, physically and psychologically, to what's ahead.

23 Food Sharing Projects That Are Disrupting Hunger

Food is one of our most basic needs. And yet, for over 800 million people, …

Cold War leftovers

One should be grateful to one’s critics–it is much better to be …

Theater belongs to the people: Occupying Rome's Teatro Valle

The three-year occupation of Teatro Valle in Rome is now legendary: a …

Making Good Food Affordable

I'm always stunned at how uninformed many people are …

Why Restoring Wetlands Is More Critical Than Ever

With sea levels rising, coastal communities...in the U.S. and Europe are realizing the value of wetlands as important buffers against flooding and …

Our watershed moment

We humans need water for life, we love it for leisure, we make art out of it; yet we also waste it, dirty it, privatise it, use it as a weapon …

Shales vs. solar: An investment perspective

But perhaps the real proof of a new energy paradigm shift lies in the fact …

A Framework For Assessing Country-Level Resilience

With no meaningful actions on such things as climate change and peak …

Against the Odds

Unlike other jobs, cooperatives promote [the} development and growth of workers.

Natural gas: A green bridge to hell

Albert Einstein is rumored to have said that one cannot solve a problem with …

Going Soil-Friendly

This is one of the most exciting developments I’ve heard about in a …

You can't taper a Ponzi scheme: Time to reboot

Ideally, we might mimic the ancient Mesopotamians, the oldest and most …

A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatization

As the EU sells its soul by pushing Greece to privatize its natural and …

Peak Oil Review - July 28

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & …

The Changing Face of World Oil Markets

My conclusion is that hundred-dollar oil is here to stay.
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