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The Incredible Industrial Egg

Eggs 101 is “Brought to you by the American Egg Board,” the people behind “The incredible edible egg.” One can almost see the PR whizzes brainstorming back in 2008...

Resilience: A New Conservation Strategy for a Warming World

As climate change puts ecosystems and species at risk, conservationists are turning to a new approach: preserving those landscapes that are most likely to endure as the world warms.

Shale Gas Reality Check

Recently, the EIA released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015 and so we asked David Hughes to see how the EIA’s projections and assumptions have changed over the last year...

Reclaiming a Public Space

Active citizens in West São Paulo have revitalized a square to create a small oasis in the middle of the city.

Harvest Season

Regardless of the “when,” a careful harvest, with work and planning, is renewable, an object lesson in resource use we would all be wise to learn and relearn.

Designing the World we Want

How can we connect our passion for food with a systems-based approach to changing the world? Permaculture claims to be one such way of doing it…

Buying The Farm: Dean Kuipers  

This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, author Dean Kuipers, explores how farms get the money they need to grow the food we eat.

The Lessons of Amazonian Commons

The ancient western idea of the commons is a quite simple idea that forms the basis of an economics run by neither the state or market. It’s also an idea that we’ve never needed so urgently.

The Community Energy Revolution

Impact investing is investing to achieve a return in something you also believe in and wish to support.

Peak Oil Review - July 27

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, The Briefs

Nonlinear: New York, London, Shanghai underwater in 50 years?

Those under the impression that climate change is advancing at a constant and predictable rate don't understand the true dynamics of the issue. The fear is that the ability of the oceans and plants to continue to absorb half the carbon dioxide human civilization expels into the atmosphere each …

Gleaning: an Ancient Custom that May Return in the Future

Gleaning is an ancient tradition, deeply embedded in the agricultural world.

Resilience Roundup - July 24

Recession rather than shale gas caused US carbon cuts - study | Study shows more hospital stays in three fracking counties | Earth’s Most Famous Climate Scientist Issues Bombshell Sea Level Warning | NOAA State of the Climate report: Which seven records were broken in 2014? | Capitalism, …

Foodroom Gardening: No Rows, No Woes

I keep trying to imagine a future time when all human beings would be responsible for their basic food necessities just as they are responsible for their own bodily cleanliness and cooking meals.

Local Currency — Money for Us, Not the Bankers     

The biggest challenge is changing our mindset from the scarcity built into the existing monetary system to one based on relationships, cooperation and plenty.

Energy Crunch - Green taxes: love or hate?

Green taxes have been under attack on all fronts lately.

Nine Reasons Why Low Oil Prices May “Morph” Into Something Much Worse

Why are commodity prices, including oil prices, lagging? Ultimately, the question comes back to, “Why isn’t the world economy making very many of the end products that use these commodities?”

Can the Law Protect us from Climate Change?

Can the law protect us from climate change? Do we have a legal right to a stable climate? Are governments responsible for preventing dangerous climate change within their borders?

Gardening for Victory: One Battle for Urban Food Security

While food insecurity often brings to mind global issues and struggles in developing countries, there are many examples in developed countries of local gaps in food security.

The Cimmerian Hypothesis, Part Two: A Landscape of Hallucinations

People raised in urban environments come to treat their mental models as realities, more real than the often-unruly facts on the ground, because everything they encounter in their immediate environments reinforces those models.

Beyond Resilience

Restoring land to health means trying to return it to something like normal ecological conditions. But what if the definition of normal changes in the meantime?

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