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Drilling Deeper Briefing - webinar

Using the same data as Energy Department forecasters, David Hughes (the analyst who accurately predicted the 90% downgrade of California’s Monterey Shale) debunks their overly optimistic …
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Shale gas
tight oil
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Community Currency Knowledge Gateway

CommunityCurrency.info is a gateway to online resources, literature and general knowledge on community and complementary currencies. It is launched by the Community Currencies in Action (CCIA) EU Interreg project in 2014 and maintained by …
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alterantive currencies
alternative economics

Seeds of Change: Sustainable Agriculture as a Path to Prosperity for the Western Balkans

'Seeds of Change: Sustainable Agriculture as a Path to Prosperity for the Western Balkans' is a study undertaken to try to assess the environmental and economic consequences of a shift to “sustainable” agriculture in the four Western …
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Europe
sustainable agriculture

Just Enough: Lessons in Living Green From Traditional Japan

In Just Enough, author Azby Brown turned to the history of Japan, where he finds a number of lessons on living in a sustainable society that translate beyond place and time.
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Edo period
enough
Japan
zero waste

A Guide to Climate Resiliency & The Community College

A guide that offers a framework for helping community college and community leaders take action on local and regional resiliency and initiatives and workforce development programs.
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climate change
Education
resilience

VIDEO: FRACKING AMERICA: Visualizing the Virus (Is it Worth It?)

In the past decade, we've fracked 80,000+ wells in the United States. WE AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET.
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tight oil

Eat Your Greens

Our industrialized food system is failing us, and as individuals we must take more responsibility for our own health and food security.
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building a resilient food system
gardening
Leaf crops

Climate Resilience in Vulnerable Communities

Green For All’s new report details solutions and strategies for increasing the ability of vulnerable communities to survive–and thrive–in the face of climate change.
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building resilient communities
climate change

Haiti Sustainable Energy Roadmap

The Roadmap is the culmination of years of intensive investigation and analysis into the potential for energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment in Haiti.
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Renewable Energy

6 Ways a Food Co-op Can Change the Economy

Keynote speech by Janelle Orsi at the Berkshire Cooperative annual member meeting, November 1, 2014.
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cooperatives
Food cooperatives
new economy
relocalized economies
sharing economy

Groundswell Rising: Protecting Our Children's Air and Water

A video documenting the opposition from both sides of the political spectrum to the ubiquitous practice of fracking for natural gas, and the health and environmental reasons behind it.
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Activism
Fracking
Health
Pollution
Shale gas
tight oil

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Cowspiracy is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading …
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agricultural carbon emissions
climate change
greenhouse gas emissions
industrial meat production

Re-thinking our Monetary System: Bay Bucks and the New Economy - Teleseminar

Our monetary system is the operating system of our economy. Right now, it is impoverishing the majority of our population, and killing our ecosystem. It is past time for a re-think.
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Alternative Currencies
community currencies

Common Threads

Combining detailed, step-by-step instructions with tips for successful process and an overview of completed projects, Common Threads is a different kind of weaving book. This inspirational guide is designed to help artists and activists foster …
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art
art as social change
recycling

Delicious Development: The Powerful Role of Local Food in Job Creation

Michael Shuman, author of Local Dollars, Local Sense presents at the Sustainable Communities Workshop on October 29, 2014 in Sarasota, FL.
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alternative economics
Local Food Shift
local investing
localization

Oil and Water

Oil & Water is the true story of two boys coming of age as they each confront one of the world’s worst toxic disasters. Hugo comes to America to fight for the survival of his Cofan tribe in the Ecuadorian Amazon, while David goes to …
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Oil
Pollution
water

Food Systems Academy

This site aims to help you increase your understanding of our food systems – where they came from, how they change, what the challenges are and how to meet them.
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building a resilient food system
food production

Build a Solar-Powered Water Heater

This is a very simple design for a batch-type solar water heater that uses a thermosiphon loop to move water between a solar thermal collector and a storage barrel.
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solar hot water
Solar Thermal

More on Methane Part I: Taking a leak

Carbon dioxide may get most of the press when it comes to climate change, but methane is another important heat-trapping gas with a big pollution problem. Watch More on Methane Part I: Taking a Leak to see why!
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climate change
methane emissions
Pollution

Drilling Deeper: A Reality Check On U.S. Government Forecasts For a Lasting Tight Oil & Shale Gas Boom

Drilling Deeper reviews the twelve shale plays that account for 82% of the tight oil production and 88% of the shale gas production in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reference case forecasts through …
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EIA projections
Energy Policy
Fracking
Shale gas
tight oil

Resilient Agriculture: Cultivating Food Systems for a Changing Climate

Climate change presents an unprecedented challenge to the productivity and profitability of agriculture in North America. More variable weather, drought and flooding create the most obvious damage, but hot summer nights, warmer winters, longer …
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climate change
resilient agriculture
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