The first in a 3-part series of teleseminars on economic transformation by Marco Vangelisti.
Wendell Berry wrote about and practiced “sustainable agriculture” long before the term was widely used.
Diplomatic efforts are underway to diffuse tensions between Russia and the West following the overthrow of Ukrainian President Yanukovych. Should tensions escalate, one risk is the disruption of gas supplies from Russia to Europe via the Ukraine.
A Community Supported Agriculture project is based on direct person-to-person contact and trust, with no intermediaries or hierarchy.
•Wells That Fizzle Are a ‘Potential Show Stopper’ for the Shale Boom •The View from Europe: America’s Shale Boom Looks More Like a Blip •BP carves off US shale gas operations into separate unit •Shale, the Last Oil and Gas Train: Interview with Arthur Berman …
Paul Kingsnorth wrote recently of the floods that have hit the UK, arguing that they represent the beginning of "a gradual, messy, winding-down of everything we once believed we were entitled to".
Resource scarcity, competition to dominate Eurasian energy corridors, are behind Russian militarism and US interference.
We live in a society where it is impossible to live a functional lifestyle and not consume products made from petro-chemicals every single day...
•The Energy Transition is Here •IEA Report: Wind and Solar Can Carry Bulk of Energy TransformationT•he Economics of Grid Defection •Industry-funded report calls for changes to German energy policy •Coal Crunch Gives Impetus to India's Solar Switch •Food and …
The global finance sector today exercises extraordinary power over society. The sector dominates economic policy making, undermines democratic decision-making, has financialised all sectors of the economy, and has made vast profits, often at the expense of both governments and the productive sector.
Swanton Berry Farm has been a leader in the sustainable food movement for more than 30 years, pushing boundaries for environmental stewardship as well as social justice.
When it comes to land, building resilience in an ecosystem so it can withstand an intense shock often means rebuilding resilience.
Tony Abbott says it's the carbon tax that's hitting Qantas. This article tells it differently.
This month our theme is "living with climate change". We'll be exploring that from a variety of angles...
This week’s trading has been dominated by the Ukrainian situation which sent Brent crude surging by $3 a barrel on Monday before falling to close at $107.76 -- nearly $1.50 below where it started on Monday.
While steampunk isn't anything like as obscure as The Glass Bead Game, it's not exactly a massive cultural presence, either, and it interests me that a month after the post appeared, it's still getting read and discussed.
It's fair to say that the complex anti-government protest movements in both Venezuela and Ukraine were boiled down by US corporate media to send a clear message to their domestic audience: These are the good guys.
Reports on climate change evidence and causes, legislation, and geoengineering.
Restoration agriculture calls for the re-imagination of agriculture in which perennial systems replace annual plantings and harvests that expire in one season and leave nothing behind except scorched earth, toxic runoff and carbon emissions.
The recent news about Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s participation in a lawsuit against the construction of a large water tower near his home and ranch in Texas was extraordinarily symbolic, and could help combat the rhetoric being thrown at opponents of fracking, who are often cast away …
The food hub concept, which is gaining traction throughout North America, holds the solution to a problem that continues to bedevil the local food movement, and that is lack of infrastructure.