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Fossil Fuels on Trial

A resource offered in the spirit of raising awareness on the global climate crisis that did not have to be – fostered by the fossil fuel industry’s deliberate deception in the name of …
Fossil Fuels
climate change
fossil fuel companies
faith responses to climate change
climate justice
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The Untold Success Story: Agroecology in Africa

The success stories from all over the African continent have farmers—including many women farmers—in the driver's seat of their own development. Agroecology is not a one-size-fits-all set of practices. Rather, its techniques are …
sustainable agriculture
African agriculture

The Land for our Food: Movie

The Land for our Food is a documentary movie produced by the Access to Land network and directed by Julio Molina. The video takes us on the journey of Gavin Bridger, a grower from the Community Supported Agriculture project of Farnham Local Food …
accessing agricultural land
access to land

Resilience and Resistance: Building Sustainable Communities for a Post Oil Age

Resilience and Resistance: Building Sustainable Communities for a Post Oil Age, is a collection of original, as well as previously-published essays that center around the author’s perspective on what communities need to do in order to both …
community resilience.
big oil
post oil future

How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

Leading political and environmental commentator George Monbiot on where we have gone wrong, and what to do about it.
climate change
environmental degradation

PLATFORM COOPERATIVISM: Challenging the Corporate Sharing Economy

Platform cooperativism is possible, and it is necessary, but it is by no means inevitable. The current owners of online platforms are willing to offer us seemingly everything except ownership. It is time for us to instead create an online economy …
sharing economy
alternative economy
platform cooperativism

Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

SNAKE OIL casts a critical eye on the oil-industry hype that has hijacked America's energy conversation. This is the first book to look at fracking from both economic and environmental perspectives, informed by the most thorough analysis of shale …
Shale gas
tight oil
Snake Oil

How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change

In How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change, Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (GASLAND) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known.
Culture & Behavior
climate change

Vacant Lots to Vibrant Plots: A Review of the Benefits and Limitations of Urban Agriculture

This review provides an overview of the documented sociocultural, health, environmental, and economic development outcomes of urban agriculture.
urban food systems
urban food policy

Living With The Land - Part 9 - 21st Century Foraging

By following the traditions of foraging for wild foods, medicinals and building materials, we can reconnect with our landscapes, learning to live in tune with nature.

How to Transition to a Just Monetary System

This webinar with Scott Morris of Ithacash and Chong Kee Tan of Bay Bucks, will cover what the presenters argue are the essential characteristics of a just and sustainable monetary system for everyday transactions, and outlines the practical …
local economies
Alternative Currencies
alternative economics
monetary reform

Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy

Surviving the Future lays out a compelling and powerfully different new economics for a post-growth world. One that relies not on taut competitiveness and eternally increasing productivity—“putting the grim into …
Culture & Behavior
new economics
alternative economics

Closed loop agriculture for environmental enhancement: returning biomass nutrients from humanure and urine to agriculture

Closed loop agriculture is farming practice that recycles all nutrients and organic matter material back to the soil that it grew in. This forms part of an agricultural practice that preserves the nutrient and carbon levels within the soil and …
climate change
carbon sequestration
nitrogen fertilizer
closed loop agriculture

The Climate Change Playbook

22 Systems Thinking Games for More Effective Communication about Climate Change
climate change
climate change communication

Living the Change: From Finance to Farmer

Andrew Martin once worked in the finance industry, but after leaving that life, he and his wife Beth moved to New Zealand and developed an amazing permaculture property in just 3 years.
small scale food production

Unacceptable Risk: Firefighters on the Front Lines of Climate Change

Human-caused climate changes are transforming Colorado’s fire environment, bringing higher temperatures, drier fuels, and diseases to forest.
climate change

The Scoop on Poop

The Scoop on Poop presents a wide range of ways to answer the call of nature, and in so doing to maximize the benefits of existing waste water.
graywater systems
clean water

Slow Fashion: Aesthetics Meets Ethics

With full color photography and elegant design, "Slow Fashion "profiles the people bringing the alternatives to the mainstream: designers, labels, and eco-concept stores across the world; fair trade producers; campaigns that are …
fair trade
slow fashion

Farming Cuba: Urban Agriculture from the Ground Up

Featuring a wealth of rarely seen material and intimate portraits of the environment, Farming Cuba details the innovative design strategies and explores the social, political, and environmental factors that helped shape this pioneering urban …
sustainable agriculture

Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide

Build a super-efficient, off-grid heater with this complete, step-by-step guide.
rocket mass heaters

Living With The Land - Part 8 - Transformation Through Learning

Permaculture projects across the UK and all over the world are teaching children and adults how to create regenerative systems through living examples of land stewardship, appropriate technology and healthy food.
skill building