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Faces of Fracking: Rosanna Esparza

As an environmental journalist I meet a lot of environmental organizers – it’s par for the course. But Rosanna is not like any I’ve come across before.

Energy Crunch: Losing power?

Should we be worried about the threat of a cold dark winter?

Are We Hard-Wired to Think We Can Grow Forever?

If rational arguments were primary catalysts for social change, perhaps a steady state economy would already be a reality.

Resilience Roundup - Oct 31

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

Weathering the Storms, Planting the Seeds

Fundamentally, we have to “hospice what’s left of the system we’re leaving behind, while planting the seeds for the future we’re …

U.S. Energy Policies Based on Inflated Fracking Predictions: Post Carbon Institute Report

Economic predictions about the fracking industry's potential growth have for the most part gone unquestioned — until now.

Why Resilience?

While there are many definitions of resilience, it can generally be defined as the capacity for a system to survive, adapt, and flourish in the face of …

What the Cowboy-Indian Alliance Means for America and the Climate Movement

The Cowboy-Indian Alliance made waves in April when participants led a five-day "Reject and Protect" campaign in Washington, D.C., against the …

Drilling Deeper: New Report Casts Doubt on Fracking Production Numbers

Post Carbon Institute has published a report calling into question the production statistics touted by promoters of hydraulic fracturing or fracking.

Innovations in Energy Storage Provide Boost for Renewables

Intermittency has long been considered the Achilles heel of renewable power generation.

Why We Can’t Ditch the 2 C Warming Goal

On Oct. 1, David G. Victor and Charles F. Kennel wrote an opinion piece that appeared in the journal Nature, Ditch the 2 C warming goal.
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