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50 by 60 A New England Food Vision

A New England Food Vision is a collaborative report that considers the future of our region: a future in which food nourishes a social, economic and environmental landscape that supports a high …
local food systems
resilient food system
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The Emergent Agriculture

The Emergent Agriculture is a collection of fourteen thematic essays on sustainability viewed through the lens of farming.
food production
sustainable agriculture

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!
climate change
methane emissions

This Changes Everything

Forget everything you think you know about global warming. The really inconvenient truth is that it’s not about carbon—it’s about capitalism. The convenient truth is that we can seize this existential crisis to transform our …
climate change

Voices of Transition Movie

Enthusiastic, non lucrative documentary on farmers- and community-led responses to food insecurity.
Building Community
building resilience
grassroots movements

10-Day Local Food Challenge Launch - Web chat with Vicki Robin

The 10-Day Local Food Challenge is simple: For 10 days or more, eat food grown within 100 mile or less of your home. Include 10 exotics (from afar) - or less - like oil or salt. The 10-Day Local Food Challenge is a personally transformative …
Local Food Shift

Advantage Local – Why Local Energy Ownership Matters

 Solar and wind projects can mean big bucks for communities – but only if they keep them local!
Community energy

Sharing Cities Network online hub

The Sharing Cities Network connects local sharing activists in cities around the world for fun, mutual support, and sharing movement building
Sharing Cities network

Pathways to deep decarbonization - Interim 2014 Report

The interim 2014 report by the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP), coordinated and published by IDDRI and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), presents preliminary findings of the pathways developed by the DDPP Country …
climate change
climate change mitigation

Reshaping the food system: what cities can do

This talk explains what is wrong with the food system and how the consequences of continuing with ‘business as usual’ impact on cities; how action at a city level can influence positive change, taking Bristol as an example; and how …
resilient urban food systems


‘When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little when we know so much?’ Through a relentless investigation to find the answer, Disruption takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction.
climate change

Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement Report

Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement: Voices and Reflections from the Field is a snapshot of an emerging movement. This movement is a sign of the growing recognition that what often are seen as separate …
alternative economies
Weaving the Movement

Simple Living in History: Pioneers of the Deep Future

This book is framed by the realisation that consumerism – that is, the high consumption way of life which defines the most ‘developed’ industrial societies – has no future.
resilient communities
simple living
social history

Petrolify®: Don't Just Seize the Day, Seize Life

Imagine there was a pill you could take every day that would provide you with wealth, freedom, and luxuries beyond the imagination of even the wealthiest kings of yesteryear. Well, guess what? You’re already taking it. And it’s called …
limits to growth
peak oil
resource constraints

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
Snake Oil
tight oil

Low Impact Living: A Field Guide to Ecological, Affordable Community Building

This book is the inspirational story of one project that shows you how you can become involved in building and running your neighbourhood. The author, co‐founder of Lilac (Low Impact Living Affordable Community), explains how a group of people …
Building Community

Dangerous climate change: Myths and reality

Few would disagree that the world should avoid "dangerous" (or unsafe) climate warming, but what does that term mean? What does climate safety mean? Is climate change already dangerous? Are greenhouse gas levels already too high? This …
climate change
climate change policy

CARBON: Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio

CARBON is the first film in the Green World Rising Series. “Carbon” is narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, presented by Thom Hartmann and directed by Leila Conners.
climate change
Fossil Fuels

Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities

This book on urban design extends and develops the widely accepted 'compact city' solution. It provides a design proposal for a new kind of sustainable urban landscape: Urban Agriculture.
urban agriculture
urban food growing

People's Climate March Mobilisation

Now is the time we get everyone, everywhere onboard to bend the course of history.
climate change
climate change activism
protest movements

The Transition Movement: Questions of Diversity, Power, and Affluence

This report presents an overview, literature review, and critical analysis of the Transition Movement.
economic inequality
grassroots movements
social movements
Transition movement