Climate change is still of little interest to Russians. But why?
A mid week update.
Twentieth-century America witnessed the blossoming of Agrarianism as an intellectual and cultural movement.
What if Icarus’ father—knowing his son would fly too close to the sun—had made the wings he designed more resilient?
Want to See How Governments Are Making Real Progress? Look to the Cities Tackling Our Biggest Problems
If you’ve been looking to the federal government for action on big challenges such as poverty, climate change, and immigration, this has been a devastating decade...a more hopeful story is unfolding. Cities are taking action.
In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need systems and processes which emphasize sharing and collaboration for food systems work.
Two new reports on tight oil, or "difficult" oil extracted by fracking and horizontal drilling, and bitumen mining in North America strip away the marketing hype on extreme hydrocarbons and conclude that their futures may be volatile and shorter than advertised.
The notion that life has to justify itself to me seems, if I may be frank, faintly silly, and so does the comparable claim that I have to justify my existence to it, or to anyone else.
The Senate voted this evening to reject the Keystone XL pipeline that would have carried Alberta tar sands oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The measure failed by a vote of 41-59. Sixty votes are required to pass a bill out of the Senate.
Remember there are just two classes of people—there are the ruling class and the ruled class.
At /The Rules, we think its time for a new marker; one that grows very much from the 1%-99% meme, and, hopefully, adds something important. And it’s that we now all live on a One Party Planet.
A bike kitchen is a place for people to repair their bikes, learn safe cycling, make bicycling more accessible, build community, and support sustainable transportation by getting more people on bikes.
Fracking takes rural communities and turns them into industrial zones — and citizens have little recourse.
Red mulberry trees are one of my favorite trees. They make fantastic additions to any permaculture garden or farm.
Does the recent climate accord between US and China mean that many countries will now forge ahead with renewables and other green solutions? I think that there are more pitfalls than many realize.
A settled landscape can be beautiful only in so far as it admits room for wild nature.
The mainstream press has faithfully repeated every press and PR statement made by the shale producers.
Since the Bank of England published a paper earlier this year confirming that banks create money when they issue loans many more voices have joined the money creation debate.
To re-cap for those living under rocks the U.S. and China announced this week a surprise breakthrough in negotiating a secret bilateral deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Queue confetti.
Humans’ most common pastime--forsaken for decades as too slow and too much effort-- is now recognized as a health breakthrough, an economic catalyst and a route to happiness.
We are all striving to create communities that create more life, rather than destroy it.