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'An Ecomodernist Manifesto': Truth and confusion in the same breath

What the ecomodernist narrative misses is that we are dealing with complex systems that support our very existence and that we don't really understand those systems well. When dealing with things that are so complex …

Getting Beyond the Green Wall: Mary Oliver, Kay Ryan and William Blake

One can read a landscape, a garden, a tree, a bird, or a poem.

The Systems View of Life – A Unifying Vision  

Interview with Fritjof Capra author of The Tao of Physics (1975) and …

A Community Resilience Take on The Great Transition

A review of Bounding the Planetary Future: Why We Need a …

Resilience Roundup - May 1

A roundup of news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

After Disaster, Tactical Urbanism Builds Resilience

What has transpired in Christchurch over the past four years is nothing short of remarkable.
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WANTED. Planet in Crisis Seeks Leaders Up to the Job

Why is it that slow food, slow money and slow travel are so appealing, but that there’s nothing quite as dull as a slow catastrophe?

Abbey Home Farm: The ethos of sustainability

There are many inspiring examples of how to do things better but few match …

Are We Doing Our Best To Restore Watersheds? Lessons from a 10-Year Watershed Restoration Strategy

For the past decade, the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) has …

Little Town on the Prairie Steps It Up

Albert Lea, Minnesota shows how walking and other healthy habits can …

Energy Crunch: what the UK election debate isn’t telling us

Despite a lack of attention on energy in the UK elections, …

Can the North Sea Wind Boom And Seabird Colonies Coexist?

Offshore wind farms have been proliferating in the North Sea, with more huge projects planned.

Is the Local Economy Too Local? Why Co-Ops and Credit Unions Need a Broader Strategy

This is a story about the revolutionaries next door.

What Truly Is Progress In Farming

But if big farms become obsolete, the world would end according to current …

Steps Toward a New World: Four Co-ops that Are Building a New Economy

Seeing high unemployment, activists from various social movements have …

The U.S. Production Decline Has Begun

It is not because of decreased rig count. It is because cash flow at current …

Peak Oil Notes - Apr 30

Oil futures traded quietly on Monday and Tuesday until the weekly stocks …

The Death of the Internet: A Pre-Mortem

There was, as it happened, a small problem with the 2707, a problem it …

Marcellus Production Outlook

Has Well Productivity Peaked in the Nation’s Largest Shale Gas Play?

Urban Farming is Booming, But What Does it Really Yield?

City-based agriculture produces 15 to 20 percent of food globally. In the …

The Cherán Indigenous Community’s Remarkable Road to Self-rule in Mexico

The people themselves decide what can and cannot be done in the community. …

The Return of the Textile Industry

Sina Trinkwalder did what all experts declared impossible: she built a …
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