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Resilience Imperative

In Extraenvironmentalist #88 we discuss the Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy with co-authors Michael Lewis and Pat Conaty. We talk about ways to create a decentralized, cooperative steady-state economy that can work as an alternative to the highly globalized and financialized economic paradigm of today.

Slow Money: Land, Local and Language

We first hear from a panel with poet, farmer and author Wendell Berry, Maine Representative Chellie Pingree and Louisville, KY Mayor Greg Fischer. Then, a session on culture covers how our society is shaped by expectations and approaches to food. Our final piece from the conference features Douglas Gayeton discussing the Lexicon of Sustainability.

Slow Money: Food

Extraenvironmentalist #85 focuses on the topic of GMOs in the second of our three part series from the 2014 Slow Money Gathering.

Exploring Slow Money

Woody Tasch, Marco Vangelisti, Mary Berry and Joel Salatin from the Slow Money 2014 gathering.

Falling Empires

John Michael Greer returns in Extraenvironmentalist #81. Then,Chris Martenson joins us to discuss his work in communicating difficult information to people who don’t want to believe it.

Dying Wisdom

Though death is an inevitable part of life, do we really act as if we know we’re going to die?

Money System Mayhem?

With Jim Rickards author of The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System, and behavioral economist Colin Camerer.

Returns on Divestments?

I believe we’re at a point where renewables are going to continue becoming more affordable while fossil fuels continue to get more expensive, and more risky.

Toward a Supply Constrained World

In this installment we discuss the potential role of renewable energy in transition and macroeconomic models in the face of supply constraints.

Does Peak Oil Matter?

Chris Nelder discusses the story of peak oil and whether it has any validity.
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