The accelerating climate crisis requires massive mobilization of populations to take back control of our lives through resistance, replacement, and resilience.
We can abuse the land under our stewardship or take care of it. But the reality is that sooner or later someone else will be faced with that same task and deciphering evidence of our own passing.
A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Quotes of the week -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia/Ukraine -The Briefs
The society being referred to as “schizophrenic” here is industrial society.
Only exceptional weakness in the global economy explains oil dipping into the $20 range. In doing so, the oil market has provided a warning for anyone who is willing to see it.
Courtney White and host Alex Wise discuss the profound impact that could result from some simple changes in ranching and farming practices
Oral histories have been something that has fascinated the Transition movement since the outset.
We want to bring goats into the city. Not just for their milk and cheese, but also for the enjoyment of their company.
Author Jedediah Purdy looks at a world irrevocably changed by humans and finds that it demands a fundamentally different politics – one that places a moral value on climates and landscapes and takes responsibility for future generations.
You know something is grotesquely wrong when the 80 richest people in the world have as much wealth as the poorer half of the world’s population, when the combined wealth of the 1000 richest people in the UK is nearly five times the size of the annual NHS budget, and when unending growth is assumed to be possible in a finite, rapidly overheating planet.
Common Good City Farm currently grows more than 60 varieties of vegetables, 30 culinary and medicinal herbs, and 10 fruits. Now, the organization is growing over 5,000 pounds of food each year to share with its community.
Days before the end of the federal comment period, the Climate Justice Alliance’s Our Power Campaign — comprised of 41 climate and environmental justice organizations — presented its Our Power Plan, which identifies “clear and specific strategies for implementing the Clean Power Plan, or CPP, in a way that will truly benefit our families’ health and our country’s economy.”
A mid-week update. Despite hopes that Iran’s return to the oil markets had already been priced into the sub-$30 prices of oil, the markets continued to fall steadily this week in the wake of the actual removal of the sanctions.
The founder of the World Economic Forum wrote The Fourth Industrial Revolution to spur discussion at this year's Davos gathering.
Mark Winne, an author and anti-hunger activist, often says that the most important word in “community garden” isn’t “garden.” I saw this firsthand not long ago.
After food, sex is the most important factor in keeping life going but it causes almost as much sorrow and pain as it does joy and pleasure.
A person often reads that low oil prices–for example, $30 per barrel oil prices–will stimulate the economy, and the economy will soon bounce back. What is wrong with this story? A lot of things, as I see it...
Of all the predictions I made for the new year in my post two weeks ago, the one that seems to have stirred up the most distress and derision is my suggestion that the most likely person to be standing up there with his hand on a Bible next January, taking the oath of office as the next president of the United States, is Donald Trump.
What if the next time you needed a sewing machine, or screen printer, or even a GoPro camera, you just went down to your public library and borrowed it?
Even as the global warming crisis makes it clear that coal, natural gas, and oil are yesterday’s energy, the momentum of two centuries of fossil fuel development means new projects keep emerging in a zombie-like fashion.