Quietly, and with no public discussion, the Government has been putting in place a system of licences and financial assistance to kick-start a UCG industry in Britain.
According to a new study from Princeton University, American democracy no longer exists.
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A low-income community of color is applying a cooperative solution to combat food insecurity.
Richard Heinberg on his new book Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels.
As California’s record drought continues, Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered residents and non-agricultural businesses to cut water use by 25 percent in the first mandatory statewide reduction in the state’s history.
As fossil fuels, which provide more than 80 percent of the power modern society uses, become more energy intensive to extract and refine, there is a growing drag on economic activity as more and more of the economy's resources are devoted simply to getting the energy we want.
When the people are allowed to be pastoralists what we have is a successfully managed commons.
It is time to begin a real conversation — locally, nationally and at all levels — about what a genuine alternative beyond corporate capitalism and state socialism would look like, and how we would build it.
The main reason soaring greenhouse gas emissions have not caused air temperatures to rise more rapidly is that oceans have soaked up much of the heat. But new evidence suggests the oceans’ heat-buffering ability may be weakening.
I want to speak today about a crisis that has gripped Europe, and the western democracies, over the last 30 years.
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Reports this week provided yet more evidence of vitality in green energy.Investment in renewables surged 17% last year.
The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination....is a collective which..."aims at opening spaces...and bringing artists and activists together to...co-create more creative forms of ...civil disobedience".
According to The Wall Street Journal sales of chicken labelled ‘antibiotic-free’ from retailers rose 34% by value in 2013–2014, driven public concerns about antibiotic use in food animal production.
When politics works properly, everyone gets something. Each side trades perceived value to get to an end result.
Democracy presupposes a citizenry capable of thinking for themselves rather than being misled by propaganda.
Instead of fighting the ban in the courts, industry made a preemptive move to eliminate local ordinances altogether by pushing representatives to pass laws against ordinances in their way.
If you’re like most Atlanteans these days, you’ve heard all sorts of unnerving claims about the future of our continent.
As the Iranian nuclear talks moved into yet another overtime, the oil markets became more volatile with New York crude jumping 5.2 percent on Wednesday to close at $50.09 a barrel.