The story of America’s new energy abundance has been accepted uncritically by too many people.
A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Quote of the Week, The Briefs
Futurefarmers is a diverse group of practitioners: artists, researchers, designers, architects, scientists and farmers.
We discussed the idea of a FreeStore several times...Could we provide lived, joyful experiences of alternatives for those not involved in the work of Transition?
Just as a food forest is a fusion of garden, orchard and woodland, so the food prairie is a fusion of garden, field, and grassland.
If you want to corrupt a people, corrupt the language. Once it becomes impossible to say the truth with the language we have, it will ultimately be impossible for us to adapt and survive.
On the edge of the Laguna Watershed in Sonoma County, at the end of a narrow gravel road, lies a small homestead developed by two families with a commitment to producing food and fiber in an atmosphere that weaves together aestheticism, function and fun.
The austerity agenda is often presented as inevitable, which is really just a way for corporatists and conservatives to dismiss any discussion or debate.
The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability.
Perhaps the biggest reason why I focus on energy is that it mediates all biophysical transformations. Without an all-important energy conversion, nothing happens.
Transition Streets brings together small groups of neighbors and supports them in taking effective, practical, money-saving and carbon reduction actions.
Thanks to favorable weather and record production from solar and wind power, renewable energy accounted for approximately 31 percent of Germany’s electricity generation in the first half of 2014.
A community group, the LakesWater Quality Society (LWQS), successfully initiated action to restore water quality in a major group of lakes in the Rotorua district.
A roundup of the latest news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere. Click on the headline link to see the full article.
It might seem a bit of a jump – talking about "fracking" and food production in the same article. However, when we look at what's planned for the next phase of intensive agricultural development, what we find is the same economic and political theories at the root of the measures proposed.
Ever since I wrote a book about Occupy Wall Street, I’ve often found myself on the receiving end of people asking, “What happened to Occupy, anyway?”
If you buy your booze from a store, “wine” refers only to grapes, but you can make wine or beer from almost any edible plant and some inedible ones.
A true cost or steady state economy can never be reached in a society consumed with perpetual war, especially warfare over oil.