Resource depletion and climate change effects various demographic groups in vastly different ways.
As congressional Republicans jockey to rush approval of the controversial infrastructure project, the millions who live along the Keystone XL’s proposed route have been left out of the conversation on Capitol Hill.
British anti-frackers can celebrate this week's achievements - but the fight ahead will not be an easy one.
David Fridley on alternative energy, what it can do, and what it can't.
I started this blog with a longing familiar to many: stop the world, I wanna get off!
Without fertile soil, we risk failing to ensure that everyone has the right to adequate food.
Community Land Trusts, JAK, CoopHab and the WiR Co-operative Bank demonstrate today that there are viable ways to deliver access to land and money as a democratic commons that eliminates usury.
Methane is a potent greenhouse gas — but there’s a lot we can do about it.
The Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, California is one of the many community garden projects in the area, yet is unique in its mission and its everyday actions.
“The 20th century system of economic distribution lasted for 60 years and it’s gone. The 21st century is the century of economic rights.”
It seems pretty obvious that recycling, reusing, and repurposing materials we no longer need makes a lot more sense than burning or burying them, not just from an environmental, but an economic perspective.
Imagine if each tap that delivered water from the Colorado River – whether to a farm, a factory, or a home – suddenly went dry for a year. What would happen to the West’s economy?
It behoves us as Transitioners to try to diffuse a message to invite people to consider how we’re moving towns and villages and hamlets towards resilience to create that space, because we bump up against so many different types of people here.
U.S tight oil production from shale plays will fall more quickly than most assume.
The concept of the precariat, from Wiktionary: “People suffering from precarity, especially as a social class; people living a precarious existence, without security or predictability, especially job security.”
Last October, the Sustainable Economies Law Center (the SELC) created an event to discuss the opportunities that our local clothing economy can create...
Have you ever saved seeds, joined a local seed swap or contributed to a seed library?
Burning wood pellets to produce electricity is on the rise in Europe, where the pellets are classified as a form of renewable energy.
Usury is little discussed today but it is crucial in policy terms.
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What the current oil price slump means for world oil supply is starting to emerge. "Layoffs," "cutbacks," "delays," and "cancellations" are words one sees in headlines concerning the oil industry every day. That can only mean one thing in the long run: …