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We Are Seneca Lake: Josh Fox & Fracking Opponents Fight Natural Gas Storage Site in Upstate NY

With over 250 arrests and counting, We Are Seneca Lake is becoming one of the largest environmental civil disobedience protests in New York history.

Human manure: Closing the nutrient loop

Using human urine and faeces as fertiliser may seem an unappetising concept but it’s been common practice for centuries.

Arguments against GMOs

Reductionist science is not the answer to the problems engendered by a finite biosphere with a human population in overshoot.

Resilience Roundup - May 22

 Shell’s Arctic voyage marks beginning of peak oil era...

Albert Einstein, Soil, Honey Bees and Biodiversity

Among the manifold quotes that are attributed to Albert Einstein, are variants along the lines of: "If the bee disappeared off the surface of the …

California State of Emergency: Up To 105,000 Gallons of Oil Spill in Santa Barbara from Plains All American Pipeline

Up to 105,000 gallons of oil obtained via offshore drilling have spilled from a pipeline owned by Plains All American at Refugio State Beach in Santa …

Hijacking the Anthropocene

How the anti-green ‘Breakthrough Institute’ misrepresents science to advance a technocratic agenda and undermine grassroots environmentalism.

Claim the Sky!

By asserting that all of us collectively own the sky, we can begin to use the legal institutions surrounding property to protect our collective rights, …

The IMF Tells a Half-Truth

On May 18 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report titled “How Large are Global Energy Subsidies?” The question is a bit misleading...

Seattle activists throw ‘unwelcome party’ for Arctic-bound Shell oil rig

With the Polar Pioneer’s 400 by 300-foot dimensions, the fight over the oil rig will put the question of fossil fuel extraction, quite literally, …

Renewable Energy: Is That Where Salvation Lies?

It’s common to read on blogs dealing with global warming that the only thing preventing renewable energy from replacing fossil fuels in short order …
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