A person might think that oil prices would be fairly stable. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to work that way recently. Let me explain at least a few of the issues involved.
The letter summarises why the IPCC’s carbon budgets for a “likely” chance of not exceeding the international community’s 2°C commitment, requires the EU to reduce the emissions from its energy system by 80% by 2030, with complete decarbonisation just a few years later.
73% of seed crops are now ‘owned’ by 10 corporations – while community and grassroots initiatives are working to keep global diversity alive.
Wow, a fresh set of voices in the study of economics that go well beyond the holy dogmas of Samuelson, Nordhaus, Bernanke and Mankiw.
Resilience...is the capacity to make ongoing adjustments to changing political, economic, and ecological conditions.
...I’m going to spend this week’s post summarizing the the decline and fall of industrial civilization.
A mid-week update. New York oil futures traded around $82 a barrel this week until Wednesday’s stocks report showed an unexpected 7 million barrel jump in US crude stocks.
Extreme weather from climate change and growing urbanization are making cities more vulnerable to loss of electric power and damage to energy infrastructure.
County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties
As growth stalls, stocks tumble and investors fret, the question is no longer if there will be another crisis, but when and where it will strike first.
A techno-shamanic quest to reconnect urban life to ecological reality.
Been thinking how to grow a prairie. I am facing a steep learning curve.
How will agriculture have to change if we are going to successfully navigate past Peak Oil and address climate change?
FULL engagement with transitioning asks us to recognize the power of goodness in others, our neighbors and most difficultly, to accept it in ourselves!
Urban agriculture is cutting edge. It’s what we need right now.
Oil prices (along with prices of many other commodities) have fallen dramatically since last summer. Some observers are waiting to see if Saudi Arabia responds with significant cutbacks in production.
Because of its emphasis on liberty, autonomy, free will, and consent, the Enlightenment tradition of Liberalism has, I will be arguing, in large part been based on the rejection of whole-system thinking.
Unity is found in diversity, or so the popular saying goes.
A new vision for New England's food.
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