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This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis Film Re-imagines Vast Challenge of Climate Change

We speak to the duo behind the new film, "This Changes Everything," which re-imagines the vast challenge of climate change. 

Rebulding the Commons: A Global Network of Rebel Cities Takes Place

The city vs. the state. The Cities of the Commons vs. global neoliberalism. …

Richard Heinberg: After the Burn  

After a two-century-long burning bender, the globe is in for a heck of a …

US Shale Oil too Expensive, Peaks 1H 2015

According to EIA data, monthly US crude oil production peaked in …

Review: The Sea Gypsy Philosopher by Ray Jason

The Sea Gypsy Philosopher is the first title to be released by Club Orlov Press, a small publishing company recently started by beloved peak oil author Dmitry Orlov.

Hannover: City of Possibilities.

Lay out the map of Hannover and the first thing that strikes you is the amount of green space in the city.
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Resilience and Collapse: Notes from Cyprus

Whatever we do in Cyprus doesn’t really stay in Cyprus. It’s like the effect gets multiplied and spread, from here to the nearby regions, and from there on.

“Survival Becomes a Spiritual Practice”

Do we have the stamina to not walk away, to stay in this hard place of …

U.S. Farms Becoming Less Diverse Over Time

If you’ve ever driven through the middle of the country, where single …

Supply, Demand, and the Price of Oil

Could the price of oil be a value such that the current quantity produced …

Teaching Economics for the 21st century

We need to transcend our current paradigm in which cognitive, …

An Unprecedented Future

I can see The Age of Consequences from my home.

From the State Bank of Lake Park to a Critique of Capitalism

Jim Koplin, who developed the most comprehensive and consistent radical left/feminist/anti-racist/ecological politics of anyone I have ever known, talked with great affection about his time as a bank teller.

Sociocultural Boundaries

As an anthropologist, I see planetary problems from a cultural and …

Eco-hacking a Fossil-Free, Collaborative Future

Let’s face it – we’re more or less on our own. The …

A Season of Salvage

How did that unstoppable summer deluge become a trickle and then a drought?

Peak Oil Review - Oct 5

 A weekly update, including: -Quote of the Week -Oil and the Global …

Is the Local Economy the Solution to a Post-Capitalist World?

According to community economics advocate Michael Shuman, mainstream …

"Blood and Oil," North Dakota, and dreams not exactly fulfilled

Last week a new television series set amidst the North Dakota oil boom …

Undying: the Life and Death of an Indigo Cloth

The life history of indigo dyed things captures the life and death of social …

A New Global Tinderbox: The World’s Northern Forests

Rapidly rising temperatures, changes in precipitation, and increased …

The Sustainable Development Goals: A Siren and Lullaby for Our Times

Most people haven’t heard about the United Nations Sustainable …