At the essential center of the framework of the Crash Course is the almost insultingly simple idea that endless growth on a finite planet is an impossibility.
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I know that it is getting harder all the time to believe that there really is a “peak oil crisis” lurking out there waiting to engulf our civilization and create all sorts of havoc. Nearly every day now oil and gasoline prices are falling.
By the time many of my readers get to this week’s essay here on The Archdruid Report, it will be Christmas Day. Here in America, that means that we’re finally most of the way through one of the year’s gaudiest orgies of pure vulgar greed, the holiday shopping season, which …
It is a well known tenet of people working in system dynamics that there exist plenty of cases of solutions worsening the problem.
More than an agricultural technology, permaculture is a vision of the societies of tomorrow, ours, which will be confronted with the evolution of energy and climate systems.
However much or little they loved their children compared to today, parents in agrarian America greatly valued their kids economically
Among the many radical changes that have transformed society since the birth of industrialism, perhaps none have had as great an impact as the revolution in health.
How will agriculture have to change if we are going to successfully navigate past Peak Oil and address climate change?
We are not running out of oil, we are running out of the financial resources needed to extract it. During the past years, the oil industry has spent enormous amounts of money to make an immense effort in developing new resources.