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What Does Community Mean?

Community is an important buzzword these days. People recognize that social structures are deteriorating and that people want more of a sense of connection with others.

The Mystery of the Missing Carbon

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

Living Co-operatively: Everyday Dissent

Co-operatives (housing, energy, food and worker) act in opposition to the …

If Everyone Lived in an ‘Ecovillage’, the Earth Would Still Be in Trouble

Put otherwise, based on my calculations, if the whole world came …

Justice isn't Inevitable: Talking Resilience with Ellen Choy

Transition is inevitable, but justice is not.

I Live In A FarmUNtopia

If the new notion of local farming and food production is to endure, it must start with determined individuals willing to go through the hellfire …
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Earthcare, Literally Speaking

Humans often “speak to” nature, as when we assume a dominant attitude and expect to be able to “improve” upon nature with technological solutions to perceived (or real) problems....

Defra Reports Reveals Extent of Impacts on People Living near Fracking Wells

People that live near fracking sites could be affected by health problems …

The Dream of the Machine

The fact that one narrowly defined aspect of the universe seems to behave …

Peak Oil Notes - July 2

 A midweek update. Despite a rally on Tuesday, New York oil …

Launch of Transition Streets in the US

After more than a year in the making (with lots of expert and …

Asia depends on Middle East for 66 % of its oil imports

Of Asia’s total incremental oil imports since 2001, 4.5 mb/d (47%) have come from production growth, 3.9 mb/d (41%) from taking away imports …

Reflecting on Today’s Market Trends: A Report from Barcelona

Is today’s public market a place to buy food, to sit and eat a meal, or to have a unique educational or culinary experience? Can it be all …

Supreme Court Rejects Argument to Dismiss Landmark Fracking Case

The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a motion by the country's most …

Spain in Transition?: Answers from the grassroots facing a collapsing country

“Curiously, during these years of crisis I sometimes feel it’s …

Laudato Si: Signalling towards Degrowth?

But whether or not „degrowth“ would make a better translation of …

Closed In and Crowded Out: Urbanising against the City

European institutions were designed to direct flows of global capital. In …

Rural Colorado Leads the Charge for Energy Freedom

Last week the Western Slope Colorado witnessed a huge victory for energy …

“We are in danger of winning. But….”  

First in-depth radio interview on The Winning of the Carbon War, on Radio …

Greek Referendum: Euro Crisis Explodes into Dramatic Climax

Those who accuse the Greeks of “recklessness” are mistaken: the …

Teaching Ourselves Out of the Industrial Economy

Seeing how the collapse of economies is turning into a bit more than just a …

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 …
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