Our modern culture tells us that we have more information today than anyone in history, because of the internet – but that assumes that data that could theoretically appear on a screen has the same value as words read from paper.
Craft beer as economic development? Absolutely. Read on.
Now, a growing number of studies are raising the possibility that as those ice sheets melt, sea levels could rise by six feet this century, and far higher in the next, flooding many of the world's populated coastal areas.
Urban populations are growing rapidly, and so is the popularity of urban agriculture with city dwellers, chefs, and policymakers.
From a degrowth perspective, a universal basic income makes perfect sense.
Yet I would argue that for the work of climate justice campaigners to be meaningful, it is essential that campaigners are able to see where the global appears in the local and indeed the local in the global.
So I sat down at the computer, logged into my Blogger account, clicked on the button marked new post, and stared blankly at it for a while before I started to type. That, as they say, is how it all began.
A midweek update. Oil prices have dropped this week as the fundamentals of too much production and steadily building inventories overcame the enthusiasm among speculators for higher prices.
Despite North Dakota’s collapsing oil market, its state-owned bank continues to report record profits. How could California following that lead?
The US government agency responsible for interstate pipelines recorded a catalog of problems with the construction of TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline and the Cushing Extension, a DeSmog investigation has found.
If you thought technology was politically neutral, think again. Dinyar Godrej argues for a fairer and more social vision.
The movement to stop fossil fuel development just keeps winning.
For many climate change activists, the latest rallying cry has been, “Keep it in the ground,” a call to slow and stop drilling for fossil fuels. But for a new generation of land stewards, the cry is becoming, “Put it back in the ground!”
Allen White and Wes Jackson explore a new agricultural paradigm that mimics rather than contradicts ecological principles.
Not only do streets connect places, but they also connect people.
Loomio is part of a new wave of entrepreneurs figuring out how to finance a more democratic, values-centered online economy.
Half public art project, half tourist destination, a floating food forest called Swale is set to launch along the New York City waterfront in June.
Starting today, a global wave of peaceful direct actions lasting for 12 days will take place across six continents targeting the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects, under the banner of Break Free.
The people developing a new parallel economy – sometimes by choice, sometimes by necessity, as in Greece and Spain – are neither politicians, CEOs or credentialed experts.
In my book, given the stakes, no novel can rival this epic real-life drama.