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John Michael Greer: The God Of Technological Progress May Well Be Dead

The stories running our heads influence everything from our beliefs to our values to our actions.

Feed Yourself  

Oil guru Richard Heinberg on life after fossil fuels. Marjory Wildcraft: why you may want to grow your own groceries.

Collision Course (Endless Growth on a Finite Planet): Review

Democracy presupposes a citizenry capable of thinking for themselves rather than being misled by propaganda.

Announcing AFTERBURN: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

Afterburn is a book of “greatest hits”, similar in that respect to an earlier book of mine, Peak Everything.

Only Less Will Do

Violin playing constitutes an ecologically benign hobby, right?

Peak Meaninglessness

Last week’s discussion of externalities—costs of doing business that get dumped onto the economy, the community, or the environment, so that those doing the dumping can make a bigger profit—is, I’m glad to say, not the first time this issue has been raised recently.

Can We Earn a Living on a Living Planet?

It has been a tough couple of years in the effort to unite labor, community, and environmental groups, an alliance that has always been strained.

The Degrowth Alternative

Both the name and the theory of degrowth aim explicitly to repoliticize environmentalism.

Alan Weisman reviews Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot

The real star of this book is the photography.

The Age of Consequences

This is a book about questions and answers.

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