Resilience

Hard facts about fracking

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 4:46am

A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.

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Keeping Oil Production From Falling

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 4:34am

Production flows from a given oil field naturally decline over time, but we keep trying harder and technology keeps improving. Which force is winning the race?

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Planet’s Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 3:33am

Last month was the warmest June since records began being kept in 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported Monday.

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California Passes Bill to Legalize Complementary Currencies

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 3:24am

A community without dollars is not a community without wealth – this basic insight lies at the heart of the community resilience movement.

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Growing the Open Food Revolution

Resilience.org - July 21, 2014 - 4:14am

The open food movement has been developing at a pace in recent months through projects like the Australian-based Open Food Network, a free and open source project aimed at supporting diverse food enterprises and making it easy to access local sustainable food.

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California Halts Injection of Fracking Waste

Resilience.org - July 21, 2014 - 4:12am

California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids and other toxic waste into drinking water aquifers there.

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Farming peace for Palestine

Resilience.org - July 21, 2014 - 4:11am

Olive trees in the Holy Land are a renowned symbol of peace.

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Lessons of DIY Urbanism in a Syrian Refugee Camp

Resilience.org - July 21, 2014 - 4:09am

Perhaps DIY refugee camps like Zaatari will eventually teach municipal governments around the world a few things about unleashing the cooperative capacities of people and making their cities more robust, productive and liveable

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Oil Abundance? Not So Fast- A Risk Checklist

Resilience.org - July 21, 2014 - 4:08am

Understanding how we use oil and where it comes from provides many reasons why Americans should be worried about the future of oil supplies.

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Breaching the monetary Matrix: Five exercises to help you understand money

Resilience.org - July 21, 2014 - 4:07am

Like everyone else you were born into bondage, born into a prison that you cannot smell or taste or touch, a prison for your mind.

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Return on Investment

Resilience.org - July 21, 2014 - 4:06am

We all make decisions on what to spend our money - or other resources like time and effort - and I think we'd all do well to explore the many non-monetary costs and benefits that accompany this spending.

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Peak Oil Review - July 21

Resilience.org - July 21, 2014 - 2:42am

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

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Milwaukee sees the light

Resilience.org - July 18, 2014 - 7:16am

How one rust belt city found the key to its rebirth: bringing nature and people closer together.

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"Pollinators of Native Plants" is a Great Resource for Creating Pollinator Habitat

Resilience.org - July 18, 2014 - 6:54am

A whole range of people will find Heather Holm's book useful, from gardeners, organic farmers, and permaculturalists, to garden and landscape designers, as well as those restoring and managing natural areas.

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The Rising Global Movement that calls for #noTTIP

Resilience.org - July 18, 2014 - 6:44am

TTIP is the latest bid to capture policymaking by the profit-making interests of the 1%, with dire implications for anyone who upholds a vision of a more equitable and sustainable economic order.

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Parking: Searching for the Good Life in the City

Resilience.org - July 18, 2014 - 6:42am

For too long cities tried to make parking a core feature of the urban fabric, only to discover that yielding to parking demand tears that fabric apart.

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How to Build Trust in Transition

Resilience.org - July 18, 2014 - 6:24am

Trust makes Transitioning “stick.” Trust in people, trust in a nonhierarchical process, trust that we can joyously cope with uncertainty and the unknown, is the “stuff” of Transitioning to resilience.

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Australia Becomes First Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax

Resilience.org - July 18, 2014 - 6:20am

With Australia’s standing as the world’s highest per-capita emitter of carbon dioxide, one would think the country would be the last to repeal a pollution tax.. Think again.

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Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere

Resilience.org - July 18, 2014 - 4:18am
The people who agreed to spend their days digging coal from the underside of mountains produced enough power to industrialize the nation: They're owed something back.
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Resilience Roundup - July 17

Resilience.org - July 17, 2014 - 9:43am

 A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere. Click on the headline link to see the full article.

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