On Saturday, March 21, fifty organizers and activists from all six New England states (plus one intrepid Californian) gathered in Keene NH to discuss resilience, Transition, and the future we want to create.
Will only time tell whether it will be enough to keep solar panels cheap when crude oil no longer is?
Founded in 1980, Self-Help works to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all, especially minority, women-headed, rural and low-wealth families and communities.
Climate scientists have once again confirmed an alarming slowdown in the circulation of the Atlantic Ocean − the process that drives the current that warms Europe, and powers the planetary climate.
Suburban life has always been synonymous with long hours in the car-- going to work, school, the grocery store, the mall, soccer practice and friends’ homes. Some people even drive to take a walk.
So, how is it possible that low-tech vegetable plots out perform modern mechanised farms?
As my regular readers know, I’ve been talking for quite a while now here about the speculative bubble that’s built up around the fracking phenomenon, and the catastrophic bust that’s guaranteed to follow so vast and delusional a boom.
On Thursday 26th March the long awaited guide to the arts and social change, Playing for Time – Making Art as if the World Mattered will be launched at the Free Word Centre in London.
Rethinking the grid is quickly emerging as one of the hottest topics.
For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different impacts — one town has benefited from flowing streams and bountiful harvests; but the other has seen its water supplies dry up and now is being forced to relocate.
In February, at the International Forum for Agroecology in Nyeleni, Mali, a turning point came in the dissemination of ideas and practices of what is called ‘agroecology’.
The current economic system advances through free trade and deregulation; the American Dream has been outsourced globally.
Missing from the conversation are ideas that are both practical and radical.
For oil, the Goldilocks zone has ceased to exist. This will have staggering consequences throughout the economy for the foreseeable future.
Last week, 44 students and alumni of Swarthmore...launch[ed] an occupation of Parrish’s Finance and Investments Office to demand that the Board of Managers enter into good faith negotiations with students towards fossil fuel divestment.
All we can do to prepare rightly for tomorrow is to do the right thing today.
US shale and Canadian oil sands account for about 18% of global production. They also account for approximately 50% of global CAPEX.
Put it this way: we would never actually say "this is climate change". That doesn’t sit comfortably with us at all. We don’t like that bald categorisation of what we do.
In 2005, La Cocina was founded in San Francisco’s Mission District to meet a growing need for support of women-owned food businesses, specifically low-income women from immigrant communities and communities of color.
The old cliché of a mugger's threat sums up well the choice before us in these times: "Your money or your life".
Feel-good-outlooks make the TV audience happy, but sleepy.