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George Monbiot on Rewilding

You have to have a vision, something better than the standard environmental vision which is – follow us and you’ll get a slightly less crap world than you would otherwise have got.

Why Peak Oil Refuses to Die

Peak oil and climate change are two sides of the same coin. The coin itself represents our reliance on fossil fuels and their unique energetic benefits.

Ruin is forever: When the precautionary principle is justified

If you are dead, you cannot mount a comeback. If all life on Earth were destroyed by, say, a large comet impact, there would be no revival. Ruin is forever.

As Obama Settles on Nonbinding Treaty, "Only a Big Movement" Can Take on Global Warming

As international climate scientists warn runaway greenhouse gas emissions could cause "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts," the Obama …

Why politicians are unwilling to cut transport emissions

Transportation continues to generate a large proportion of emissions worldwide, even as emissions from other areas of the economy fall.

Should Your Town Have the Right to Ban Fracking?

If we want to secure community control, we must plant our feet...on the people’s inherent, constitutional, collective right to govern the places where …

Downhome Fibers: A River of Creativity, Care & Quality

Clear decision making accompanied by determination and hard work has landed Kim Bethel into a life extraordinarily well suited to her.

Resilience Roundup - Aug 28

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

Burning the Budget

The U.S. Forest Service is spending so much of its money fighting fires that it's struggling to keep our national forests healthy.

Dark Age America: The Population Implosion

For millennia to come, the peoples of North America will have to contend with drastically expanded deserts, coastlines that in some regions will be many miles further inland than they are today, …

Climate Comeback: A Grassroots Movement Steps Back Into the International Arena

The citizens’ movement for action on the global climate crisis has, over time, developed a love-hate relationship with international campaigning.
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