There is a standard view of energy and the economy that can briefly be summarized as follows: Economic growth can continue forever; we will learn to use less energy supplies; energy prices will rise; and the world will adapt.
Can worker-owned businesses lift families out of poverty? “They did mine,” Ramos said.
Chances are that when you hear the phrase “Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy,” you don’t immediately think of dramatic change in the established political-economic order...
Iron deficiency is the most prevalent mineral deficiency in the United States, and lack of adequate iron intake can have a range of impacts, from chronic fatigue to anemia or even organ failure.
Has the United States finally reached peak sprawl?
A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
I want my grandchildren to be able to enjoy the Moab area as I have more than a dozen times over the past 25 years.
Why environmental education isn't enough to create change and improve governance.
Oil prices, which have been falling steadily since mid-June, rebounded Wednesday on speculation that the markets were oversold.
Civilizations normally leave a damaged environment behind them when they fall, and ours shows every sign of following that wearily familiar pattern.
While many conscientious eaters go out of their way to purchase pasture-raised eggs laid by happy chickens, it’s a little-known fact that almost all eggs have a hidden cost: millions of baby male chicks are killed each year at the hatcheries that raise egg-laying hens.
Campaigns to reduce pedestrian, bicyclist and motorist deaths to zero are now taking shape around the country from Philadelphia to Chicago to Oregon.
This First Nations woman works with youth, elders and spiritual leaders to practice their culture and “activate their blood memories,” as one elder calls it.
A small but persistent sustainability movement has been slowly growing and I was delighted to find a budding food movement working against the odds to retain their rich agricultural heritage.
One of the key recommendations is the feed in tariff which is probably inspired by the successful German implementation of solar energy.
The novel is an exploration of the process of rebuilding a broken civilization, even as the old continues to decay and collapse in both expected and unexpected ways.
With mining growth comes larger, deeper, more unwieldy tailings ponds, experts warn.
Argentina was the richest country in Latin America before decades of neoliberal and IMF-imposed economic policies drowned it in debt.