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"What Does a Successful Artist Look Like at a Time of Global Change?"

Sarah Woods and Fern Smith are founders of Emergence and authors of Culture Shift: how artists are responding to sustainability in Wales.

Congresswoman Declares Pipeline and Oil-by-Rail Regulatory System "Fundamentally Broken"

“The system is fundamentally broken.”

It's Time to 'Do the Math' Again

A new report released today explains why contemporary climate change policy-making should be characterised as increasingly delusional.

Culturally Appropriate Urban Farming at GrowHaus in Denver

The GrowHaus, a non-profit social impact center and food oasis, in the neighborhood of Elyria-Swansea in North Denver, Colorado, is indeed a gem in its community.

Degrowth, Sustainability, and Tackling Global Inequalities

One of the provocations the degrowth movement offers is whether true sustainability, one planet living, actually implies a rejection of the affluent consumer way.

Peak Oil Review - Apr 27

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East and North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, Greece and the EU, and the Briefs.

Bioregions: Notes on a Design Agenda

In myriad projects around the world, a new economy is emerging whose core value is stewardship, not extraction.

Chinese energy figures suggest much slower growth than advertised

Energy consumption statistics hint that China may have already begun its decent into slower growth and that that growth will be much slower than almost anyone has forecast.

Inner Transition sans frontières!

About a year ago I started hosting on line conversations for people involved with Inner Transition in different countries.

Resilient Urban Systems: Where We Stand Now and Where We Need to Go

This paper draws on case studies from across the globe to assess the current innovative approaches that cities are undertaking to make their infrastructure systems more resilient in order to better cope with future uncertainties.

Oklahoma’s Clear Link Between Earthquakes and Energy Boom

Oklahoma geologist Todd Halihan talks about the stunning increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma and what can be done about it.

On the Commodification of Human Discovery

Free Knowledge is a welcome survey of alarming impacts of IP law and also valuable introduction to some salutary alternatives.

Tossing and Turning: Our Disturbed Soils and Troubled Sleep

Missing from our understanding has been how the deep dreams of the soil ultimately nourish our own, and how our reckless pattern of disturbing our soils eventually disrupts our ability to sleep as well as the capacity of our sleeping bodies to dream themselves anew.

Our Renewable Future   

How we use energy is as important as how we get it.

Food Stamps Are Worth Double at These Michigan Farmers Markets—Helping Families and Local Businesses

A program that helps low-income families and local farmers.

A Community Resilience Take on The Great Transition

A review of Bounding the Planetary Future: Why We Need a Great Transition.

Resilience Roundup - Apr 24

 Strategy of oil companies is doomed to failure.

Creating the food systems of tomorrow: A guide for cooks

We challengers need ammunition: cookbooks of facts and arguments to commandeer in discussions about the future of food.

Inner Transition in Japan

Hide Enomoto, co-founder of Transition Japan, speaks to Michelle Denton about Inner Transition in the Japanese context. We also introduce the next two new videos in our Inner Transition series.

Bounding the Planetary Future: Why We Need a Great Transition

We need an integrated approach, one that reconnects human development with the biosphere.

New Lives for Old Objects

In Montreuil, the Collecterie resource center is fighting waste by recycling trash—and generating jobs.

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