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.
When the realities of rapid climate change become undeniable to the general populous will the elites have any legitimacy left to be able to make the hard and painful choices necessary?
The first Palestinian eco-village is coming to life in Farkha.
There are many who believe that the use of energy is critical to the growth of the economy. In fact, I am among these people. The thing that is not as apparent is that growth in energy consumption is dependent on the growth of debt.
Writing for Roar magazine back in 2014, Jerome Roos pointed out that money is a social relation, not a real thing.
It is not uncommon for farmers to talk about the influence their grandparents had on their farming education and their eventual success in agriculture. I am no different.
In 2007, a year after Jacobs died, some of her close friends in Toronto took a crack at creating a fitting homage—a living, breathing, walking, talking memorial called Jane’s Walk.
Atmospheric carbon could be used to replenish our soil, and in the process, according to Jordan Fink, we could pull enough carbon out of the atmosphere to bring CO2 levels back to what they were in the 1800's.
In today's solar photovoltaic systems, direct current power coming from solar panels is converted to alternating current power, making it compatible with a building's electrical distribution.
Where unions and greens coalesced around confronting rampant workplace safety issues in refineries — the kind that caused disasters like the Deepwater Horizon spill of 2010 — the former see cutting off fossil fuel supplies as an existential threat.
More than a decade later economists and financial analysts are again identifying powerful signals of economic distress, this time in the energy, mining, power-producing, and farm industries.