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City Region Food Systems – Part I – Conceptualization

In the developed world, as exemplified in the U.S., there has been a great schism in this regional food bond as more and more distant places become primary food sources.

Bill McKibben: The Planet's Future Depends On Distributed Systems

"So my guess is that we’re going to see a rise of distributed …

I Love my Rain Barrel

I've been slow to the rain barrel game, but it finally happened and I'm …

The Mystery of the Missing Carbon

It’s a whodunit with huge consequences for life on Earth.

The Greece and Eurozone Crisis Made Simple

If you kick the can down the road repeatedly you eventually run out of road.

Long live Italy! Can the "sun country" reach one million photovoltaic plants?

Despite the unabated economic disaster, despite unemployment, bureaucracy, overtaxation, bad government, corruption, mafia, and all the rest, Italians are reacting at least in one field: in renewable energy, especially photovoltaic energy.
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The Limits to Growth and Greece: Systemic or Financial collapse?

But, could it be that all the financial circus that we are seeing dancing in and around Greece be just the effect of much deeper causes?

Death of a Neighbor

The reality is that the technology of the day distances us from what matters.

Review: Love in the Age of Ecological Apocalypse by Carolyn Baker

In her latest book, titled Love in the Age of Ecological Apocalypse, Baker …

Staying Human in a Time of Climate Change: New Author on Science, Grief, and Hope

I think we can create the very best science out there about the problems of …

An Interview with Agroecologist Jairo Restrepo

My mission now is to defend life. This is my purpose, my instinct, …

What's the Best Way to Grow the Co-operative Economy?

Regional cooperative development based on grass-rooted practitioner wisdom has become more than an aspiration...

Greece and the Limits to Growth

Certainly there is reason to pause and to question the idea of infinite economic growth on a finite planet.

The “Sixth Extinction” Adds Urgency to Habitat and Climate Protection

It’s now unequivocal: the sixth great spasm of species extinctions has …

Peak Oil Review - July 6

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

Lab rats and the corruption of how we count

The numbers that come our way are calculated and disseminated by people who …

Citizens Can Sue Fracking Companies for Earthquake Damage, Says Oklahoma Supreme Court

Oklahoma almost never used to have earthquakes. But in the last six years …

Greece: the bad apple of the bunch?

If the "Limits to Growth" model describes the present situation, …

Joel Salatin: The Pursuit Of Food Freedom

We need to celebrate and energize the public to defend the freedom to …

Sowing Seeds of Strength: Farmers of Color Tell Their Stories

“The chosen story for people of color in agriculture seems to play out …

Resilience Roundup - July 3

The World is Defenceless Againts the Next Financial Crisis Warns BIS | …

It Was the Creditors who Pushed Greece over the Edge

If they had truly cared, the creditors could have easily prevented a …
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