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Divest! - Then What?

Divestment is one of the great campaigns of our times.But the question then arises, “then what?” If an organization decide it’s time to divest from fossil fuels, then what might they do next?

Resilience Roundup - July 24

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

Bombs for Butterflies

I’m here to tell you about a weapon that could change the world. Discharging it in public wouldn’t harm any living creature; it wouldn’t even land you in jail.

World Oil Production at 3/31/2014-Where are We Headed?

The standard way to make forecasts of almost anything is to look at recent trends and assume that this trend will continue, at least for the next several years.

We’re at TTIPing point

Put bluntly, both EU and US corporate lobby groups, and their political allies, view the TTIP as an opportunity to over-ride the rules and regulations that might hinder their ability to trade.

Pennsylvania Auditor: State Department of Environmental Protection Was Unprepared For Shale Industry’s Growth

The Pennsylvania auditor general on Tuesday confirmed what was never up for debate for environmental groups and residents—the state was unprepared for the growth of the shale gas industry.

Inequality soaring with bloated executive pay

As income inequality in Britain continues to rise, research conducted by a British think-tank found that executive salaries are 162 times higher than those of the average worker in the U.K.

The Art of Fermentation

One way to reduce household energy use associated with food is to adopt fermentation as a primary means of food preservation.

Peak oil notes - July 24

A midweek update. New York crude futures have traded in a narrow range between $102-$103 per barrel this week as the markets reacted to changing headlines

The Gray Light of Morning

I try to wear my archdruid’s hat lightly in these essays, but every so often I field questions that touch directly on the issues of ultimate meaning that our culture, however clumsily, classifies as “religious.”

Back to the Garden

The natural paradise that surrounds us is our true home, both physically and spiritually.

Top 10 Signs of U.S. Empire's Passing

Will the forces of hate and domination prevail....Or will enough people and communities willingly abandon the vision of empire, and reassert America’s cherished values of freedom and democracy?

Onshore Wind Power Is Now Cheapest Form Of New Electricity In Denmark

A new analysis from the government of Denmark found that wind power is by far the cheapest new form of electricity in the country.

Sophy Banks on Creating a Culture of Celebration

My favourite statistic at the moment is that healthy, happy, resilient workplaces, teams, friendships and relationships have a ratio of at least 3:1 positive to negative statements.

The Future Looks Bleak For Coal And We Shouldn’t Invest In It

In the transition towards a post-carbon future, infrastructure built today for fossil fuels could easily become stranded assets which burden investors and taxpayers with sunk costs.

Crops of the past and future

Developing perennial varieties of grains, legumes, and vegetables can help save precious soil.

Start Sharing: Interview with 'Legal Rebel' Janelle Orsi

In this episode of The Good Stuff, Annie sits down with sharing champion and legal rebel Janelle Orsi.

Two Realities

Our contemporary world is host to two coexisting but fundamentally different—and, in at least one crucial respect, contradictory—realities. Political Reality and Physical Reality.

Blockupy and beyond

The blockade of the European Central Bank in 2012 and 2013 started as a German initiative but has triggered an international movement responding to a Europe in crisis.

Top 10 books for summer

We’ve put together our list of top 10 new book releases, just in time for the summer holidays.

Hard facts about fracking

A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.

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