Cities may be our best hope for making meaningful progress in the area of sustainability.
...Rates of global inequality are simply unprecedented. And neoliberalism is to blame.
There is a special beauty and power about co-operatives—worker, consumer, and producer.
How do you get into farming when land is so expensive? It's easier than you might think. Let's take a look.
In a move that’s likely to cause consternation in some of the world’s most powerful corporate boardrooms, the Bank of England has disclosed that it is launching an inquiry into the risks fossil fuel companies pose to overall financial stability.
Progress acts as a kind of meta-narrative, an incredibly potent and pervasive trope that is woven through stories ancient and contemporary, and forms a core part of our culture.
One way to make the apathy of privileged whites irrelevant is to build institutions that guarantee material economic justice.
More than 75 percent of the fruit and vegetable varieties that humans once consumed have already gone the way of the wooly mammoth...
Fiber systems are best designed to minimize detrimental impacts on the biosphere, and to enhance ecosystem function where possible. Fibershed has chosen to research the use of industrial hemp as a fiber crop because it fits both of these criteria.
Super scientist Kevin Trenberth on why oceans now hottest in recorded history, why that can make Europe colder. Stephen Leahy: we bankrupt water supplies with consumer purchases. Rob Aldrich on a generation with Nature Deficit Disorder.
One of the most extraordinary books I have read in recent years is Just Enough: lessons in living green from traditional Japan by Azby Brown.
The other disheartening part of the story of the environment concerns the things we put back into it and the impact they have on the ecosystems that support all of life, ours included.
What is permaculture? For those of you who’ve only heard of the term in passing, and ever for you seasoned “permies” who struggle to explain this exciting (and sometimes life-changing) idea to others, here’s the gist in 7 points.
It is a well known tenet of people working in system dynamics that there exist plenty of cases of solutions worsening the problem.
Humans are storytelling beings. In fact one could argue that it is impossible to make sense of the world without story.
Not long ago, I wrote Ten Reasons Why High Oil Prices are a Problem. If high oil prices can be a problem, how can low oil prices also be a problem? In particular, how can the steep drop in oil prices we have recently been experiencing also be a problem?
Negotiators from 190 nations are working on a global deal to limit climate change, due to be agreed on in Paris next year.
CWB builds on local talents, capacities and institutions, rebuilding capital to strengthen and create locally-owned family and community owned businesses.
Started by Roots of Change in 2009 and now administered by the Berkeley-based Ecology Center, Market Match is a statewide healthy food incentive program that aims to improve the health of low-income communities by incentivizing shoppers to buy produce at farmers markets.