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Towards the Permacene

We can take the next step in our evolution, a step towards the Permacene.

Calls For Immediate Shutdown Of Illegal California Injection Wells As Regulators Host 'Aquifer Exemption Workshop'

California is a leader in renewable energy, which makes its commitment to …

Resilience Roundup - Mar 27

We’re treating soil like dirt. It’s a fatal mistake, as our …

Rethink the Grid: Personal Power Stations

Rethinking the grid is quickly emerging as one of the hottest topics.

A New Economy Will Help Save Rivers and Fisheries

Globalization and cheater economics have been destroying the world’s great rivers and their fisheries.

Announcing AFTERBURN: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

Afterburn is a book of “greatest hits”, similar in that respect to an earlier book of mine, Peak Everything.
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Wendell Berry on Climate Change: To Save the Future, Live in the Present

All we can do to prepare rightly for tomorrow is to do the right thing today.

NERT-ing Out with the New England Resilience & Transition Network

On Saturday, March 21, fifty organizers and activists from all six New …

2014 biggest year ever for solar, but oil price threat looms

Will only time tell whether it will be enough to keep solar panels cheap …

How a credit union is increasing access to affordable, responsible financial services

Founded in 1980, Self-Help works to create and protect ownership and …

Deep Concerns as Climate Impacts on Gulf Stream Flow

Climate scientists have once again confirmed an alarming slowdown …

A Day in the Life of America’s Most Walkable Suburb

Suburban life has always been synonymous with long hours in the car-- going to work, school, the grocery store, the mall, soccer practice and …

Home Growing Produces Ten Times the Food of Arable Farms

So, how is it possible that low-tech vegetable plots out perform modern mechanised farms?

Planet of the Space Bats

As my regular readers know, I’ve been talking for quite a while now …

As Himalayan Glaciers Melt, Two Towns Face the Fallout

For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different …

Agroecology: An Idea and Practice Coming of Age

In February, at the International Forum for Agroecology in Nyeleni, Mali, a …

David Graeber on the Utopia of Rules: Why Deregulation is Actually Expanding Bureaucracy

The current economic system advances through free trade and deregulation; …

This Changes Everything. So Now What?

Missing from the conversation are ideas that are both practical and radical.

Goldilocks Is Dead

For oil, the Goldilocks zone has ceased to exist. This will have staggering …

Playing for Time: New handbook on Transition and the Arts launches this week!

On Thursday 26th March the long awaited guide to the arts and social change, …

Swarthmore Students Launch First Indefinite Occupation for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Last week, 44 students and alumni of Swarthmore...launch[ed] an occupation …

The Shale Debt Redux

US shale and Canadian oil sands account for about 18% of global production. …
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