Cuba is an unusual country that has been followed by many peak oilers. I recently visited there. I also followed my usual practice of looking up data from Internet sources about what is happening. I summarize my findings in this article.
Given that here in the Midwest it's still planting season, and pollinators still (always!) need good habitat, I hope that anyone reading this will feel inspired to add more native plants to their gardens.
Fossil industry faces a perfect political and technological storm...
Why are most meetings, conferences and other deliberative processes so bad?
Analyst David Hughes offers another challenge to the province's nascent industry.
This week, the Queen's speech assured us that the new government would “seek effective global collaboration to sustain economic recovery and to combat climate change”.
...[T]he...climate movement tends to deny...that renewables are unable to maintain our Western...consumer lifestyles on a global level.
Oil prices have fallen for three straight sessions this week closing Wednesday at $57.51 in New York and $62.06 in London
How are some plant breeders, farmers, millers and bakers retracing the path to ancient, diverse grains that will see us eating healthier, tastier bread into the future?
The third stage of the process of collapse, following what I’ve called the eras of pretense and impact, is the era of response
A new film explains why Spain’s right-wing press reflections on the elections are wrong: they fail to understand where the new leaders really come from.
Production for Use and the Cooperative Commonwealth: A Necessary Addition to the Sustainability Conversation
Producers and consumers cooperate in the creation of value and have a common interest in stable, sustainable economic processes.
Chris Nelder on why peak oil isn't dead.
And it appears that the islands of the Coast Salish Sea, recognizing that there is an overarching structure that has not fed and supported us, is embracing this concept to truly “over grow the system.”
The nexus perspective emphasizes the interdependencies of environmental resources and their transitions and fluxes across spatial scales and between compartments
Resilience means having backup systems in place in case the primary systems we've come to depend on falter or disappear.
Thanks to favorable geography, innovative government policies, and businesses that see the benefits of clean energy investments, California is closing in on its goal of generating a third of its electricity from renewables by 2020.
If we want to reverse this trajectory — if we want an economy that delivers democratic rather than plutocratic outcomes — we need to democratize the economy.
Ultimately, generosity attracts more interest than self-interest. Respect, collaboration and meaningful values are more likely to be successful in building community.
Many of the practices they employ at Singing Frogs go beyond the standard ones used by traditional organic farmers, leading some to refer to their approach as organic farming 2.0.
Seattle has become a hub of anti-extraction activism.