Screen shot of court filings about bad river spill

The speed of economic growth hinges to a large extent on the supply of fossil fuel, especially of oil and gas, which depends in turn on pipeline capacity. Thus, if we are to turn the tide against economic growth, pipelines are a good strategic place to start.

Derivative of The Great Unraveling, (CC by-nc-nd) Michele Guieu

The Great Unraveling

Environmental and social challenges are now compounding to threaten the very systems that support the world we know. What does this Great Unraveling mean for both human civilization and the global ecosystem, and what we can do in response?

Democracy Rising

A series of blog posts on deliberative democracy: what it is, why it’s powerful, why the time is right for it, how it works, and how to get it going in your community.