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Nuclear war: A forgotten threat to human sustainability

The possibility of a new Cold War between Russia and the United States and its NATO allies brings with it the spectre of nuclear war.

Leaders of the Young Agrarian Movement Face the Future

A conversation with leaders of the new young agrarian movement...

Continuing With The Insanity

A few stories from a single issue of the Financial Times show how little …

Did Russia and China just sign a death warrant for U.S. LNG exports?

Russia and China have signed two large natural gas deals in the …

Review: The Alien Effect by Cary Neeper

There’s a lot in Cary Neeper’s Archives of Varok novels. They are by turns wondrous, wise, witty, tense and gripping—all in service of a heartfelt environmental polemic.

Fossil-fueled Republicanism

Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big Energy. In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican energy hawks are …
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Where Do We Find Beauty in a Landscape?

A settled landscape can be beautiful only in so far as it admits room for wild nature.

Renewable energy: does it need critically rare materials?

A recent study concludes that the problem of mineral availability for …

A little hope on climate change

Looking for a little hope on climate change? Believe it or not, it’s …

Women of the Mexican food movement

In Mexican households, the role of women has traditionally involved caring …

New Research Says Plant-based Diet Best for Planet and People

As cities grow and incomes rise around the world, more and more …

Introducing "Natural Gas Exports: Washington's Revolving Door Fuels Climate Threat"

This report not only exposes the lobbying apparatus that has successfully opened the door for LNG exports, but also the PR professionals paid to …

Animal Welfare: Seeing the Forest for the Denizens

If you’re a Huffington Post reader, your love of animals has been nurtured by “Hedgehogs Being Adorable,” “Baby Hippo Has …

Fast-Warming Gulf of Maine Offers Hint of Future for Oceans

The waters off the coast of New England are warming more rapidly than almost …

The problems of environmental activism in Russia

Climate change is still of little interest to Russians. But why?

A two-century fight for the small, the local and the beautiful

Twentieth-century America witnessed the blossoming of Agrarianism as an …

Learning from Icarus

What if Icarus’ father—knowing his son would fly too close to …

Want to See How Governments Are Making Real Progress? Look to the Cities Tackling Our Biggest Problems

If you’ve been looking to the federal government for action on big …

Open Sauce / Source for the Food Revolution

In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need …

'Difficult' Oil Faces Difficult Future, Predict New Reports

Two new reports on tight oil, or "difficult" oil extracted by …

Peak Oil Notes - Nov 20

 A mid week update.

Facts, Values, and Dark Beer

The notion that life has to justify itself to me seems, if I may be frank, …
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