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Earth News: More than News of the World “Let’s Think in Terms of the Next One Hundred Months”

The challenge is greater than preparing individuals and groups to fight back.

More than One Way to Fall off a Cliff

The Energy Cliff is a key concept in ecological economics. Should we understand this Cliff as both a mathematical ratio and a historical reality?

Presenting Our Renewable Future   

David Fridley and Richard Heinberg present on our energy future.

A Renewable Energy Economy will Create More Jobs. Is That a Good Thing?

The 20th century fossil-fueled economic growth spurt happened not because the energy industry created many jobs, but because it created very few jobs.

Why we have a wage inequality problem

Wage inequality is really a sign of a deeper problem; basically it reflects an economic system that is not growing rapidly enough to satisfy everyone.

How Africa Could Leapfrog Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy Alternatives

Africa has within its reach a future that creates a homegrown, robust, clean energy economy that keeps jobs and money on the continent. 

Untold Climate Truth with Kevin Anderson  

During the Paris climate talks, one leading scientist says the fundamentals of the whole process is "wildly optimistic". It starts with climate models that assume too much, spills into unreal scientific advice, and ends with rosy media reports saying we can keep on growing without …

Can We Afford the Future?

As a child of the 1950s I grew up immersed in a near-universal expectation of progress.

Cap Fossil Fuel Production Now!

In short, we need fossil fuels to go away, but in a measured and predictable way.

Is Democracy Hitting the Fossil Fuels too Hard?

Industrial civilization and its fossil fuels have allowed for a lacksadaisy modern way of life that places an overwhelmingly stronger inclination on the various guises of narcissism than on genuine civic participation, leading to a crisis of democracy.

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