We offered our solar cooking workshop last weekend to an enthusiastic “crowd” of 17. That’s the biggest group a Pogue’s Run Grocer class has ever attracted, so we were pleased.
Something historic happened in America after the housing crash. For the first time in about a century, cities began growing faster than suburbs.
The seed market is no longer governed by market forces. The element of choice is missing altogether.
When an article appears in Foreign Affairs, the mouthpiece of the policy-setting Council on Foreign Relations, recommending that the Federal Reserve do a money drop directly on the 99%, you know the central bank must be down to its last bullet.
You have to have a vision, something better than the standard environmental vision which is – follow us and you’ll get a slightly less crap world than you would otherwise have got.
Peak oil and climate change are two sides of the same coin. The coin itself represents our reliance on fossil fuels and their unique energetic benefits.
A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs
If you are dead, you cannot mount a comeback. If all life on Earth were destroyed by, say, a large comet impact, there would be no revival. Ruin is forever.
There isn’t a single TPP chapter on agriculture in TPP; rather, issues impacting food and agriculture are scattered throughout the deal. With that in mind, here are the issues that characterize the TPP so far:
Last July the government agency, which has collected mundane statistics on energy matters for decades, quietly revealed that 127 of the world's largest oil and gas companies are running out of cash.
As international climate scientists warn runaway greenhouse gas emissions could cause "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts," the Obama administration is abandoning attempts to have Congress agree to a legally binding international climate deal.
Perhaps post-growth thinkers need to embrace a both/and strategy—both policy reform and grassroots change—rather than privileging one over the other or wasting energy on the wrong audience.
Transportation continues to generate a large proportion of emissions worldwide, even as emissions from other areas of the economy fall.
The book, like others Pollan's written, benefits from his exceptional storytelling.
If we want to secure community control, we must plant our feet...on the people’s inherent, constitutional, collective right to govern the places where they live.
Today I want to take a deep look at the global biofuels picture, drawing mainly from the Renewables 2014 Global Status Report (GSR) that was released in June by REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century.
The worker cooperative movement has hit a new stride. Here are some of the most interesting and innovative worker cooperatives around.
A mid-week update. Oil prices have been quiet this week trading around the Wednesday close of $93.88 in New York and $102.72 in London.
Clear decision making accompanied by determination and hard work has landed Kim Bethel into a life extraordinarily well suited to her.
A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
The U.S. Forest Service is spending so much of its money fighting fires that it's struggling to keep our national forests healthy.