Resilience

Will New Mexico Double Down On Dirty Energy?

Resilience.org - March 12, 2015 - 5:18am

The future of energy development in New Mexico’s Four Corners region is at a crossroads.

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The Prosthetic Imagination

Resilience.org - March 12, 2015 - 4:56am

Two news stories and an op-ed piece in the media in recent days provide a useful introduction to the theme of this week’s post here on The Archdruid Report.

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Lord Man Parable

Resilience.org - March 12, 2015 - 2:59am

 Introducing Overdevelopment, Overpopulation Overshoot.

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Building people power before the Paris climate summit

Resilience.org - March 11, 2015 - 4:59am

As we approach yet another climate summit this November in Paris, the question for the climate protection movement is not just, can some kind of agreement be reached, but how can we reverse the continuing climate catastrophe over the next quarter-century?

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The Top 6 Wins for the Save Seed Sharing Campaign

Resilience.org - March 11, 2015 - 4:44am

In January, Shareable, the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC), and the Richmond Grows Seed Library launched the U.S.-based Save Seed Sharing campaign.

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Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage: Living Abundantly on 10%

Resilience.org - March 11, 2015 - 4:32am

Almost 20 years later, Dancing Rabbit (DR) is a fully functioning ecovillage with around 60 full-time members who live happily on just 10% of the resources the average American consumes.

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The ECB’s Noose Around Greece: How Central Banks Harness Governments

Resilience.org - March 11, 2015 - 4:30am

The noose around Greece’s neck is this: the ECB will not accept Greek bonds as collateral for the central bank liquidity all banks need, until the new Syriza government accepts the very stringent austerity program imposed by the troika (the EU Commission, ECB and IMF).

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How do Empires hunt bears? The control of natural resources from ancient Rome to our times

Resilience.org - March 11, 2015 - 4:12am

You probably know the joke that starts with the question "how do economists hunt bears?"

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The oil glut and low prices reflect an affordability problem

Resilience.org - March 11, 2015 - 4:11am

For a long time, there has been a belief that the decline in oil supply will come by way of high oil prices. Demand will exceed supply. It seems to me that this view is backward–the decline in supply will come through low oil prices.

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Serving Up the Food Industry’s Darkest Secrets

Resilience.org - March 11, 2015 - 2:00am

Swallow This is the latest book from Britain’s leading investigative food journalist, Joanna Blythman.

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Exploring Slow Money

Resilience.org - March 10, 2015 - 3:56pm

Woody Tasch, Marco Vangelisti, Mary Berry and Joel Salatin from the Slow Money 2014 gathering.

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The Venezuelan Food Sovereignty Experiment

Resilience.org - March 10, 2015 - 2:43pm

Today, some of the most promising efforts toward food sovereignty in Venezuela are coming from citizen-run social institutions known as comunas, which are forging relationships and carrying out innovative projects across the urban–rural divide.

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Mastodon Hill

Resilience.org - March 10, 2015 - 5:07am

The TAZ is an ever changing place for wild spirits to congregate.

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ExxonMobil CEO Wrong About “Resilience” of Tight Oil Production

Resilience.org - March 10, 2015 - 4:37am

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson is wrong about the resilience of U.S. tight oil production.

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‘Epic Fail’: Feminism and Ecological Crises

Resilience.org - March 10, 2015 - 4:36am

Homo sapiens’ domination of Earth is coming to an end, not in some imagined science-fiction future but as the result of today’s processes of resource extraction and waste generation.

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Fracking: There’s Something In The Air

Resilience.org - March 10, 2015 - 3:42am

Fracking and air pollution with Caroline Cox, the Research Director for the Center for Environmental Health.

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The Roots of your Health: the Science of Soil

Resilience.org - March 9, 2015 - 5:23am

Earlier this year, US soil microbiologist Elaine Ingham, of Soil Foodweb Inc. fame, caused several gasps at the Oxford Real Farming Conference with her controversial lecture, ‘The Roots of your Profits’.

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The Science of Peak Oil

Resilience.org - March 9, 2015 - 5:04am

One of the many barbs often pointed at peak oil proponents is that they are constantly shifting the goal posts. Peak oilers are accused of changing the definition of what peak oil actually means, therefore the entire concept of oil production peaking is rubbish. Far from a valid criticism however, this is actually a scientific virtue.

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Seattle Community Farm: Growing Veggies for the Neighborhood

Resilience.org - March 9, 2015 - 4:57am

The veggies all go to people who have a hard time affording fresh vegetables.

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The Sum is More Than the Parts

Resilience.org - March 9, 2015 - 4:54am

Can leading alt-economic and social movements find ways to work more closely together?

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