Resilience

You Have to See It to Believe It: What It's Like to Have Fracking in Your Backyard

Resilience.org - November 19, 2014 - 5:14am

Fracking takes rural communities and turns them into industrial zones — and citizens have little recourse.

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Additions to a Food Forest

Resilience.org - November 19, 2014 - 4:54am

Red mulberry trees are one of my favorite trees. They make fantastic additions to any permaculture garden or farm.

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Eight Pitfalls in Evaluating Green Energy Solutions

Resilience.org - November 19, 2014 - 4:46am

Does the recent climate accord between US and China mean that many countries will now forge ahead with renewables and other green solutions? I think that there are more pitfalls than many realize.

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Where Do We Find Beauty in a Landscape?

Resilience.org - November 19, 2014 - 3:04am

A settled landscape can be beautiful only in so far as it admits room for wild nature.

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Shale Oil: Expensive, Over-hyped, and Short-Lived

Resilience.org - November 18, 2014 - 6:46am

The mainstream press has faithfully repeated every press and PR statement made by the shale producers.

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Does Money Grow on Trees?

Resilience.org - November 18, 2014 - 5:48am

Since the Bank of England published a paper earlier this year confirming that banks create money when they issue loans many more voices have joined the money creation debate.

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Is This All We Get?

Resilience.org - November 18, 2014 - 4:32am

To re-cap for those living under rocks the U.S. and China announced this week a surprise breakthrough in negotiating a secret bilateral deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Queue confetti.

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Walking is Going Places

Resilience.org - November 18, 2014 - 4:21am

Humans’ most common pastime--forsaken for decades as too slow and too much effort-- is now recognized as a health breakthrough, an economic catalyst and a route to happiness.

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Review: Naomi Klein's This Changes Everything

Resilience.org - November 18, 2014 - 4:08am

We are all striving to create communities that create more life, rather than destroy it.

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Naomi Klein: Reject Keystone XL Pipeline, We Need Radical Change to Prevent Catastrophic Warming

Resilience.org - November 18, 2014 - 4:07am

House lawmakers passed legislation Friday to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would bring carbon-intensive tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf Coast.

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Dust Storms Again in the High Plains

Resilience.org - November 18, 2014 - 2:41am

A cold Arctic air mass swept southward across the high plains last Tuesday, its 50 mph winds dropping temperatures by 50 degrees overnight. Blowing over drought-parched farm soil, the wind created a huge dust storm in eastern Colorado, visible in striking photographs from space.

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The New Grassroots Heroes: They Fight Pollution—and Police Brutality—And They're Changing How Social Movements Happen

Resilience.org - November 17, 2014 - 4:41am

It’s remembered as the global march for climate justice, but how did that word “justice” get into the title of the huge rallies that took place in New York and other cities this September?

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Peak Oil Review - Nov 17

Resilience.org - November 17, 2014 - 4:23am

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

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With Eyes in the Sky, Researchers Try to Link Fracking and Illness

Resilience.org - November 17, 2014 - 4:14am

Fracking has long been the oil and natural gas industry’s best kept secret – in particular, the chemicals found in fracking fluids, which have been linked to a host of weird mystery ailments, like respiratory or gastrointestinal distress.

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Review: The Art of Fermentation

Resilience.org - November 17, 2014 - 4:12am

“Between fresh and rotten,” says Sandor Ellix Katz, “there is a creative space in which some of the most compelling of flavours arise.”

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Frugal Value: Desigining Business for a Crowded Planet

Resilience.org - November 17, 2014 - 4:09am

In this article, I critically examine the notion of business growth in our time, reflecting on the purpose, nature and workings of individual firms in the age of the Anthropocene.

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Divest or Else: How Hip-Hop Can Help Save the Planet

Resilience.org - November 17, 2014 - 2:20am

Since Hurricane Katrina destroyed much of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, America’s poor urban populations have known that climate change is more than a cause for the liberal, college-educated elite.

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Did Russia and China just sign a death warrant for U.S. LNG exports?

Resilience.org - November 16, 2014 - 9:32am

Russia and China have signed two large natural gas deals in the last six months as Russia turns its attention eastward in reaction to sanctions and souring relations with Europe, currently Russia's largest energy export market. But the move has implications beyond Europe.

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Cultivating Progress with Paul Hawken

Resilience.org - November 15, 2014 - 12:20am

Hear Paul discuss corporate social responsibility, the evolution of the open-source and sharing economy movements, and how communication technology has transformed global human interaction.

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Resilience Roundup - Nov 14

Resilience.org - November 14, 2014 - 7:44am

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

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