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Life after Growth: A peek into values, needs, and time for degrowth

Critiques of growth are often talked about in the West as an issue requiring economic solutions. However, it has also become evident that a break away from this model will require not merely an economic shift, but the root-and-stem refashioning of our very selves


May 21, 2024

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How nitrogen fertilizers changed the food system. Part 1.

Nitrogen (N) is on the one hand an essential nutrient for all life forms and the building block for proteins, and on the other hand a pollutant causing many negative environmental and human health impacts.


May 21, 2024

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No, AI Won’t Outsmart Our Climate Calamity

Artificial intelligence devours vast energy while clouding the human wisdom that might save us.


May 21, 2024

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“Eurowhiteness”: Europe’s Civilisational Turn

From migration to foreign policy, the once outward-looking EU has turned defensive. External influences are framed as civilisational threats not only by far-right politicians but also by pro-European voices.


May 21, 2024

Low maquis in Corsica.

The Climate Beneath Our Feet

What happened to the two-legged approach to climate? The land leg proved “incommodious,” as Millan puts, so the two were split. The CO2 leg, championed by the IPCC, strode into the climate spotlight to save humanity, while the land-change leg, housed under the IGBP, remained behind for further research.


May 21, 2024

Video: Welcome to the Great Unraveling

On May 14, 2024 Resilience hosted “Welcome to the Great Unraveling,” an hour-long online discussion featuring Dr. Lyla June Johnston and Kumi Naidoo, and facilitated by Post Carbon Institute’s Asher Miller. This event was an introduction to our new Resilience+ Deep Dives, a series of events and curated materials that can help anyone better understand important aspects of the climate crisis.


May 21, 2024

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Why social coops offer potential transformation of care and more

Social coops offer a wholly new model of social care. They are community-led, multi-stakeholder, democratically governed, and highly relational. Community benefit, not maximum profit, is prioritized to provide high-quality care.


May 20, 2024

The Indic Mind Reality Roundtable

The Indic Mind: An Approach to the Metacrisis

On this Reality Roundtable, Nate is joined by Mohit Trivedi, Abhishek Thakore, and Kejal Savla, three NGO leaders in India active in driving social and cultural change using the perspective of the Indic Mind.


May 20, 2024

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A new and silent land grab is underway – we must stop it

Securing land and preventing land grabbing must go hand-in-hand with inclusive, redistributive forms of economic development.


May 20, 2024

Winona La Duke's hemp farm

The Indigenous Growers Reviving Hemp’s Deep Roots

From the banks of Wounded Knee Creek to the White Earth reservation, this spring, more seeds will be planted for the New Green Revolution. Bringing life back to the soil is work, but these farmers are doing it. Fields of dreams, indeed.


May 20, 2024

Napo Wildlife Center in Yasumi National Park

The race to end fossil fuel production

Given all this Green rhetoric and crude (oil) action, it’s hard to find examples around the world where people are actually doing something to end fossil fuel production.


May 20, 2024

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Yet more boondoggles: Extracting carbon dioxide from the air, mining asteroids

Many of the proposed solutions to climate change and resource depletion are really just boondoggles that benefit a few insiders


May 19, 2024

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