FoodLab Detroit’s new Detroit Kitchen Connect program is experimenting with an innovative new model for kitchen incubation that drastically reduces the cost of operation...
There’s an often-told story that the Earth rests on the back of a turtle, and that turtle rests on the back of another, and that on another.
While it doesn’t (necessarily) produce a painting or a piece of sculpture, Placemaking is an art form. It is a collaborative, communal process whereby people create something new, beautiful, vibrant, and useful.
Much of America’s new found oil wealth is being shipped abroad, which is worrying Americans who figured they had a Made-in-the-USA solution to the country’s energy needs.
An interview with Dr Tim Lang: "Dire times are one of the only moments when structures get laid bare"
When looking for insights into food, policy and politics, the first place I would turn is to Professor Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy at City University London.
On top of fears that the surge in unconventional oil and natural gas will not be enduring   , there remains some doubt that the development of fracking will be the game-changer that many have claimed...
To be sustainable, an economy can’t expand to a size that overwhelms the ecological capacity of the place it occupies.
Over two decades have already been wasted on an ineffective approach which is simply not up to the task of driving the fundamental societal changes needed to foestall dangerous climate change.
The two major threats to the continued viability of the fossil fuel industries (in our current economy) are decreased public demand for their products and a decreased ability to supply them.
We know that most countries produce more than enough food, even after waste, but many of them still have hungry people.
On Tuesday, approximately 25,000 residents of South Portland will decide the future of what could soon become America’s next tar sands pipeline. Not Keystone XL; the Portland-Montreal Pipeline.
The part that keeps itching at me, days after I read [Naomi] Klein's article, is the presumption that "mass uprisings" are the only way out of this mess.
Agroforestry combines agricultural and forestry techniques to create more varied productive, profitable, healthy, and sustainable approaches to land use.
The tips and tricks of biking culture in Amsterdam.
Despite growing concern over the last two decades about the low-oxygen “dead zone” that emerges each summer in the fisheries-rich Gulf of Mexico, the nitrate pollution at the root of the problem continues to rise.
Most of the easy energy is gone. Are we heading for a dead end?
One of the most inspiring Transition initiatives I visited in the US recently was Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition in Boston.
I am generally a fan of progressive pundit Jonathan Chait. But his latest New York magazine column, “The Keystone Fight Is a Huge Environmentalist Mistake,” misses the mark.
Growing Fruit in a Nuthouse: Designing Our Orchards for Economic Collapse and Climate-Destabilization
Moving forward, agriculture as we have known it will no longer be a given. We will need to lean heavily on perennial crops such as fruit and nut trees. But how can we increase the chances of getting a living baseline yield from these orchards?
Through creative social enterprise, migrant and refugee women in Britain's second largest city have found a way to celebrate diversity and speak above and beyond the 'hostile' headlines, says Emma Daker.