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The Paradox of Oil: The Cheaper it is, the More it Costs

While the exact timing of the current fall in prices may have come as a surprise...the phenomenon itself is quite comprehensible when one recognises the intimate connection between energy...and economics.

Peak Meaninglessness

Last week’s discussion of externalities—costs of doing business …

Sustainability for Whom?

Is eco-business leading us to ecological sustainability?

If solar has gotten so cheap, why isn’t there more of it?

If solar has gotten so cheap, why isn't there more of it?

Who Controls Our Food?

A new report from Global Justice Now, From The Roots Up, shows that not only can small-scale organically produced food feed the world, but it can …

To Drill or Not to Drill: That is the Question

Think of drilling in the Arctic as a future catastrophe in a single enticing package.
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Laboratory for Microclimates

Under what circumstances would we become mindful stewards of living systems, not just their expoiters?

Peak Oil Notes - Mar 5

A midweek update. Oil prices have been volatile this week as traders attempt …

Reflections on the future of the sharing economy

What does the future hold for the sharing economy movement unless it …

Sustainable Economies Law Center eResources

Did you know that SELC has five free online legal resource libraries?

Stranded Assets in Oil and Gas a Reality

Though climate change will no doubt prove to be one aspect of …

Australia and Africa Search Pre-colonial Past to Manage Climate Future

Although located on opposite sides of the world, Australia and southern African countries share colonial histories in which newcomers prevented …

Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movements in the US

One of the most exciting new economy efforts in the US is the New Economy Coalition (NEC), made up of more than one hundred organizations …

Ending austerity in Greece: time for plan B?

Syriza’s “head-long retreat” in the standoff with its …

Reimagining Our Streets as Places: From Transit Routes to Community Roots

Streets are our most fundamental shared public spaces, but they are also one …

Can Civil Society Change Food?

In an age of disruptive change, where trends in global politics shift at an …

Debunking the Myth of “Peak Farmers Market”

Following the release of a new USDA report titled “Trends in U.S. …

Climate Change is Likely Factor in Syria's Conflict

Researchers say climate change probably caused the savage drought that …

Declaration of the International Forum for Agroecology

Agroecology means that we stand together in the circle of life, and this …

IEA report: US shale oil growth practically zero in 2017

US growth is seen to decline to a meagre 160 kb/d by 2017. That is plausible …

"When Transition forgets what it's called": the Arts and Social Change

When we started Transition, I imagined it as an environmental process. Now I …

The City as Commons

A commons-based economy cannot thrive without appropriate institutions, …
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