What the ecomodernist narrative misses is that we are dealing with complex systems that support our very existence and that we don't really understand those systems well. When dealing with things that are so complex that they are beyond our comprehension and control--especially if we are …
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What has transpired in Christchurch over the past four years is nothing short of remarkable.
There are many inspiring examples of how to do things better but few match up to Abbey Home Farm, located outside Cirencester in the Cotswolds.
For the past decade, the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) has explored ways to make community-based watershed restoration more effective.
Albert Lea, Minnesota shows how walking and other healthy habits can rejuvenate a rural community.
Despite a lack of attention on energy in the UK elections, important changes are underway and challenging the viability of traditional energy.
Offshore wind farms have been proliferating in the North Sea, with more huge projects planned.
This is a story about the revolutionaries next door.
But if big farms become obsolete, the world would end according to current economic theory. Is that true?
Seeing high unemployment, activists from various social movements have decided that since the contemporary system cannot provide them with jobs, they’ll create them outside of it.
It is not because of decreased rig count. It is because cash flow at current oil prices is too low to complete most wells being drilled. The implications are profound. Production will decline by several hundred thousand of barrels per day before the effect of reduced rig count is fully seen.
Oil futures traded quietly on Monday and Tuesday until the weekly stocks reports showed a decline of 514,000 barrels of crude in storage at Cushing
There was, as it happened, a small problem with the 2707, a problem it shared with all the other SST projects; it made no economic sense at all.
Has Well Productivity Peaked in the Nation’s Largest Shale Gas Play?
City-based agriculture produces 15 to 20 percent of food globally. In the U.S., its benefits go far beyond nutrition.
The people themselves decide what can and cannot be done in the community. Political parties don’t do that, they were the ones who determined what to do or not to do.
Sina Trinkwalder did what all experts declared impossible: she built a textile factory in Germany and is paying decent wages.
Can there actually be climate justice?
Don’t forget to enjoy the world, even as you’re trying to change it for the better.
Why is it that slow food, slow money and slow travel are so appealing, but that there’s nothing quite as dull as a slow catastrophe?