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Living With The Land Part 2 - Natural Building

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From clay and cob, to straw bale and timber framing, learn how using natural and local materials is not only economical, but creates a unique home that is strong and durable.
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16 Tips to Crowdfund a Tool Library In Your Town

Shareable connected with Sarah Steiner of the new Denver Tool Library, Aaron Krolikowski and Darren Cotton of the University Heights Tool Library in Buffalo, New York, and Alexandre Couture-Lalande, board chair of La Remise (the Shed), in …
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Tool Libraries

Sustainability: A History

Caradonna's book broadens our understanding of what "sustainability" means, revealing how it progressed from a relatively marginal concept to an ideal that shapes everything from individual lifestyles, government and corporate …
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history
Sustainability

Shale Gas Reality Check

Revisiting the U.S. Department of Energy Play-by-Play Forecasts through 2040 from Annual Energy Outlook 2015
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Drilling Deeper
Shale gas

The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience

The Permaculture City provides a new way of thinking about urban living, with practical examples for creating abundant food, energy security, close-knit communities, local and meaningful livelihoods, and sustainable policies in our cities and towns.
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building resilient cities
permaculture

Living With The Land Part 1 - Forest Gardening

Sir Tim Smit introduces Forest Gardening and we meet Martin Crawford and take a tour of his unique Forest Garden, full of unusual foods, fibres and medicinal plants and demonstrating a low intervention, natural way of growing.
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food forests
permaculture

Divestment from fossil fuels: Resources

Divestment is the opposite of investment: you can think of it like “uninvesting.”
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climate change activism
Divestment
fossil fuel divestment

Symphony of the Soil: Documentary

Symphony of the Soil is a 104-minute documentary feature film that explores the complexity and mystery of soil. Filmed on four continents and sharing the voices of some of the world’s mostesteemed soil scientists, farmers and activists, the …
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agriculture
soil
soil conservation
soil farming
soil fertility
soil remediation

The Social Profit Handbook

 The Essential Guide to Setting Goals, Assessing Outcomes, and Achieving Success for Mission-Driven Organizations.
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Business
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Urban Transport without the hot air: Volume 1: Sustainable solutions for UK cities

The UK population will reach 70 million by 2027. How will all these people get around? Is building more, wider roads really the solution?
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Transport
urban transport solutions

Victory Gardens Edible Feast TV

The Victory Garden’s Edible Feast is a re-launch of the classic PBS series combined with the deep local knowledge of Edible Magazines. From Minnesota to Memphis, New York to New Orleans, we'll learn about everything from crab trapping and …

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 …
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Shale gas
Snake Oil
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Searching for a Miracle: "Net Energy" Limits and the Fate of Industrial Society

Perhaps the most significant limit to future energy supplies is the ìnet energyî factoróthe requirement that energy systems yield more energy than is invested in their construction and operation. There is a strong likelihood …
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energy constraints
Fossil Fuels
Renewable Energy

En La Espiral de la Energía

Historia de la humanidad desde el papel de la energía (pero no solo).
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energy constraints
energy descent
history

Transition Streets - Stories From the Field

Listen to this free TeleSeminar and learn how to roll-out the Transition Streets Project in your neighborhood! Hear from those who have already done this successfully in communities across the country.
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Transition Streets

Credo – Economic beliefs in a world in crisis

Originally part of moral philosophy, economics is a 'gospel' that human problems can be traced back to 'scarcity', with salvation in efficiency, competitive markets, specialisation, technology and growth. In the contemporary world this guiding …
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alternative economics
economics

A Community-Based Resilience Framework: Poster

A poster describing the five stages, from inner work to community-based actions, that can prepare you for energy, economic or ecological crises and collapse.
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building community resilience

Bounce Forward: Urban Resilience in the Era of Climate Change

In an era rocked by climate change and other large-scale disruptions, our cities must be resilient in order to survive and thrive. But what does that mean, exactly? What is known about urban resilience, and what remains to be explored? And how …
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building urban resilience
urban resilience

The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming

The Color of Food teaches us that the food and farm movement is about more than buying local and protecting our soil. It is about preserving culture and community, digging deeply into the places we've overlooked, and honoring those who have come …
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Culture & Behavior
farming
Food

The Local Economy Solution

How Innovative, Self-Financing 'Pollinator' Enterprises Can Grow Jobs and Prosperity.
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community financing
local economy

Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living

'Better' explores the intersection of sustainability and art, showing how each of us can reinvent our lives as our greatest artistic achievement
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art
sustainable lifestyle
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