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The Anthropocene and Ozymandias

Much has been made lately of the so-called Anthropocene — the idea that Homo sapiens has so taken over and modified Earth that we need a new name for our geological age instead of the …

The Collapse of Western Civilization: Review

Collapse is a scenario of decline. The question is whether it is a useful one.

Connecting Placemaking and Resilience in New York’s Coastal Areas

A resilient place has traditionally been considered one that is capable of “bouncing back.”

Resilience Roundup - Aug 28

China air pollution: Beijing records its cleanest air ever | Global sea levels have risen 8cm since 1992, Nasa research shows | Middle East faces water …

Rethinking Degrowth: Islamic Perspectives

With the “Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change” published by the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium earlier this month, …

Classical Cotton Breeding

Enhancing nature’s time-tested processes or Engineering… the difference between this phrase and word is a clear line in the sand that divides many millennia …

Co-operatives Need to Confront Climate Chaos

The challenges for 2015 are the same ones we've failed as a movement to find solutions to, or even act on, for a very long time: climate change and the …

The King is Dead!

On August 5th, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey banded together with 15 other state attorneys general to demand that the Environmental …

In Clash of Greens, a Case for Large-Scale Solar Projects

Weaning the U.S. economy off fossil fuels will involve the wide deployment of utility-scale solar power. But for that to happen, the environmental community …

Picturing the End of Fossil Fuels

"It’s all of us, the little guys, against the immense, concentrated wealth and power of the biggest companies on earth."

Are Countries Legally Required to Protect Their Citizens from Climate Change?

On June 24, 2015, a court in The Hague ordered the Dutch government to act faster in its duty to protect its citizens against the effects of climate change.
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