Honick’s understated, well-made film makes a powerful point about the potential of open collaboration.
A roundup of news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
For the next two months here we will be talking REconomy, looking in depth at this aspect of Transition which is about creating new enterprises, new economies, new livelihoods.
The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article called, Glut of Capital and Labor Challenge Policy Makers: Global oversupply extends beyond commodities, elevating deflation risk. To me, this is a very serious issue, quite likely signaling that we are reaching what has been called Limits to Growth...
That’s the motto and battle cry of a fairly new (2011) organization called Urban Shepherds.
Oil prices surged to 2015 highs on Wednesday after the EIA reported that US crude stocks fell by 3.9 million barrels last week...
Meanwhile,in Detroit and Baltimore, tens of thousands of residents are in the process of losing their access to water and electricity.
The conventional wisdom about steadily rising demand is wrong. Within two decades, global oil use will start to fall, according to sustainability professor at University of California.
From a degrowth perspective, technology is not viewed as a magical savior since many technologies actually accelerate environmental decline.
What gives me hope is meeting and reading or hearing about all the people all over the world from so many cultures who are working in so many ways to help ecosystems recover...
A global shift to regenerative organic agriculture can reverse climate change. In fact, regenerative organic agriculture is the only viable option available to us and is readily achievable.
Last week, Transition, permaculture, environmental and food justice organizers along with local government officials participated in a call hosted by the emerging Northern California Community Resilience Network on “Community-based Approaches to the Drought.”
The Age of Oil is winding down - it has been doing so since 2005.
Campesinos, or rural farmers, are vital for any country.
In its time, environmentalism accomplished an astonishing amount, and the world has benefitted immensely from its diligent efforts. As with federalism, however, it reached its “bloom” and began to fade away.
Long-awaited oil-by-rail regulations are a guidebook for the oil and rail industries to continue doing business as usual
Resilience is a word that’s gaining a lot of currency in recent years, as more and more people realize there are some shocks headed our way. But what would a more resilient society look like?
Complex structures, such as states and empires, are always prone to collapse and they usually give little or no previous warnings.
New Hope’s vision is to develop a network of small, cooperatively owned farms that will eventually be the supply chain for small, cooperatively owned corner stores in the East Bay with healthy food products.