What America needs is a different system that begins on the block level and builds from there.
My question to the Brits: if you could turn the clock back, would you allow all your oil to be produced at the maximum possible rate, earning the amount of export dollars you did, if it meant that within a generation you would be back to being an oil importer paying roughly five times as much per barrel?
The situation LA faces in relation to water is both stark and as clear an example of un-joined up thinking as you could hope to see.
The evidence that the global financial system is a not-so-slow moving train crash is getting stronger.
Here’s the scoop: When it comes to climate change, there is no “story,” not in the normal news sense anyway.
Current events illustrate the potential unintended consequences of subordinating market-based cooperative organizing into economic planning...
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No longer just places to get a drill when you need one, tool libraries are neighborhood hubs offering classes, community building spaces, workshops and a variety of tools ranging from belt sanders to lawnmowers and more.
In Extraenvironmentalist #72 we discuss appropriate technology with John Michael Greer as he describes the ideas in his new book, then, we talk to Jessica Kellner about her book Housing Reclaimed: Sustainable Homes for Next to Nothing and the people across the United States who are building their homes out of salvaged materials for hardly any money.
In his latest research on shale oil French oil geologist Jean Laherrere from ASPO France estimates a Bakken shale oil peak in 2014.
Getaround, the car sharing service, made the astounding statement that car sharing had the potential to reduce the number of cars on the road by an order of magnitude--90 percent.
For the past 15 years, islanders have watched Lake Michigan slowly disappear.
As an entity formed to fulfil a social purpose, a not-for-profit can make as much profit as it is able or would like, as long as this profit is used according to the organization’s stated goals, rather than being distributed to individuals in a private capacity.
Brasilia is a city that favors efficiency over excitement and compartmentalization over multi-use destinations. By design, it eschews Placemaking.
Yes, I'm a Cultural Optimist. I believe that people are capable of doing remarkable things.
There are many approaches to the three main crises threatening civilization today, namely, climate change, peak oil and economic crisis. The problem is that most of them won’t work.
Today, peasants proudly and powerfully put forward effective strategies to feed the planet and limit the damages wrought by industrial agriculture.
Suddenly, I’m in the crosshairs of the fracking industry, too. We all are.
Based what we know from the most recent climate science, Obama’s "all-of-the-above" energy policy is actually suicidal.