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If Everyone Lived in an ‘Ecovillage’, the Earth Would Still Be in Trouble

Put otherwise, based on my calculations, if the whole world came to look like one of our most successful ecovillages, we would still need one and a half planet’s worth of Earth’s biocapacity. Dwell on that for a moment.

The Degrowth Alternative

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

The Butlerian Carnival

Over the last week or so, I’ve heard from a remarkable number of people who feel that a major crisis is in the offing.

Waking Up

It’s time to wake back up and see if we are worthy to give it a go for another year.

Review: The World After Cheap Oil

Written by Finnish energy analysts Rauli Partanen, Harri Paloheimo and Heikki Waris, The World After Cheap Oil offers an exhaustive, up-to-date dissection of the world oil situation.

Could You Live Zero Waste for a Year? Jenny did...

The theory is, less stuff coming in means less stuff going out.

Becoming Indigenous: Settling a Population Adrift in an Unstable World

Who now lives fully integrated with a clan, tribe, or other group ‘emplaced’ for many generations in a particular location and fully integrated into the ecology of that place?

Permaculture, a Vision of the Post-Oil World

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.

Inner Transition: Commit to Staying Awake

FULL engagement with transitioning asks us to recognize the power of goodness in others, our neighbors and most difficultly, to accept it in ourselves!

Shades of Green: A Movement in Search of a Narrative

Unity is found in diversity, or so the popular saying goes.

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