I predict the lineages of people alive 1,000 years from now will count among their ancestors people who transcended today’s collapse mythology and got to the real work of self and community development, inner work and adaptation.
This is a long read. Because the current 'debate' leaves out so much.
How—and how successfully—are Americans achieving this dream? How has the concept of the “American Dream” shifted over the past 10 years?
In the early twentieth century, fireless cookers were common additions to western kitchens, similar to the refrigerator or cooking stove.
...we send fully a third of American-caught fish abroad, even as we import 91 percent of the seafood we eat.
I was reminded of how I’ve noticed over the years that when people really get educated about this triple threat of climate chaos, energy depletion, and economic instability; and when they seriously consider the options for how to respond; that permaculture very often comes up as the number 1 recommended approach.
I like to think that it’s the sort of place Shakespeare’s ghost visits now and then. Arriving unseen through the thick walls, seating himself at the back and enjoying plays – all manner of plays...
The seemingly ever growing oil production is deceiving. The process of peaking is happening right under the growth curve. One has only to look for it
What really defines the boundaries of the new economy, when the same voices are silenced both here and within capitalism?
Despite explicit opposition from hundreds of thousands of European citizens, the sovereign debt crisis has given new momentum to the privatisation of water services in many European countries.
With Jim Rickards author of The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System, and behavioral economist Colin Camerer.
Whatever happened to the 15-M Movement? Where did Occupy go?
In a precedent-setting case decided today by the New York Court of Appeals, local communities have triumphed over the fracking industry.
Long-term sustainability of industry is highly questionable, studies show.
A common criticism I receive in my analyses of the energy intensity of food production is that I’m comparing input and output energies that, despite both being measured in calories, are not comparable. I think it worthwhile to explore this critique in greater detail.
Although Transition isn’t party political, it’s a global social movement that seeks to create massive social and economic change.
What is “vivir bien,” and why is it relevant now?
Put together by a research team headed up by the likes of former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer, “Risky Business” is a sweeping analysis of climate change’s economic impacts on the United States.
In recent years a fundamentally new class of technologies – made possible by developments in hardware, software and networking and informed by social psychology – are enabling the emergence of novel forms of feedback on resource consumption and environmental quality.
At the New Economy Coalition “CommonBound” Conference in Boston earlier this month, more than 600 people came together to explore how to reform and rebuild our flawed economic system.