A weejly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Russia/Ukraine, The Briefs.
At some point in your childhood, I hope, you ate an apple and hit upon the idea of planting the seeds.
In the wake of the financial crisis, political elites have become more concerned about their own survival than about the purpose of politics, and the gap between what they say and what they do, between speech and meaning, becomes wider all the time.
A kick-off demonstration, entitled “Popular Protest Against Austerity and the Petro Economy,” was held last Saturday in Montreal, and drew participants ranging from 5,000 to 12,000, depending on who was doing the counting.
It is only by zooming in and out, and considering the interplay between these absolute and relative perspectives that we can start to detect the complex power dynamics within Bitcoin.
In her book Earth Repair, Leila Darwish provides a grassroots guide to healing toxic and damaged landscapes emphasizing local solutions.
As a founder of the Tea Party movement, Debbie Dooley may be an unlikely advocate for renewable energy.
There is another obvious and plausible explanation for the flat carbon emissions, namely, that the global economy did not grow by the stated percentage, that it may have grown only a fraction of that amount or not at all.
In 2015 it shouldn’t be a radical notion to want to move beyond colonialism and make sure farmers can keep control of the resources needed to grow food to feed their communities.
California is a leader in renewable energy, which makes its commitment to fracked oil all the more perplexing.
We’re treating soil like dirt. It’s a fatal mistake, as our lives depend on it
Globalization and cheater economics have been destroying the world’s great rivers and their fisheries.
We can take the next step in our evolution, a step towards the Permacene.
Afterburn is a book of “greatest hits”, similar in that respect to an earlier book of mine, Peak Everything.
On Saturday, March 21, fifty organizers and activists from all six New England states (plus one intrepid Californian) gathered in Keene NH to discuss resilience, Transition, and the future we want to create.
Will only time tell whether it will be enough to keep solar panels cheap when crude oil no longer is?
Founded in 1980, Self-Help works to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all, especially minority, women-headed, rural and low-wealth families and communities.
Climate scientists have once again confirmed an alarming slowdown in the circulation of the Atlantic Ocean − the process that drives the current that warms Europe, and powers the planetary climate.
Suburban life has always been synonymous with long hours in the car-- going to work, school, the grocery store, the mall, soccer practice and friends’ homes. Some people even drive to take a walk.