The idea that we can use design to strengthen relationships between parts of the city,,,is essential for the emergence of a sustainable society.
A mid-week update. New York oil futures took a jump on Wednesday after the EIA reported that US crude inventories fell by an unexpected 4.3 million barrels last week as US refinery operations increased slightly and crude imports fell by 1.2 million b/d.
The illusion of invincibility is far and away the most important asset a mature ruling elite has, because it discourages deliberate attempts at regime change from within.
In this episode, Local Bites interviews ecologist and renowned seed conservationist, Dr. Debal Deb on the value of traditional seeds in an unstable world.
You can’t understand the predicament we’re in until you can see the oil that saturates every single aspect of our life. What follows is a life cycle of a simple object, the pencil.
Welcome to the arcane and short-sighted world of public health strategic planning.
The biggest benefit environmentally is that downsizing one's residential footprint is the most significant and simplest way to minimize one's energy footprint.
In the wake of declining political will for environmental protection, many in the environmental community are advocating for the monetization of nature.
Writing books and essays about food, I hear a lot of stories about what people ate growing up.
Modern industrial agricultural methods can no longer feed the world, due to the impacts of overlapping environmental and ecological crises linked to land, water and resource availability.
Solar capacity is growing. Rapidly.
One thing everyone I met has in common is a desire to create a new world order, a new way of creating, connecting and being which is beyond the market, beyond ownership, growth and capitalism.
The major oil companies in the U.S. have not had to pay a price for the contribution their products make to climate change. But internal accounting by the companies, along with a host of other signs, suggest that may soon change
It’s always quite an experience to stand in solidarity with so many people who care deeply about an issue.
Sarah tells us about life beyond consumerism, translating online community into on-the-ground action, and more...
Like many things in modern life, the vast majority of our current water and wastewater infrastructure is completely dependant upon fossil energy to keep the toilets flushed and the taps running.
...never has it been more important to embrace a collective demand for ‘system change’ as the surest way to limit global warming and ensure environmental sustainability.
In a New York Times op-ed published September 18 titled “Errors and Emissions,” economist-columnist Paul Krugman took a swipe at my organization, Post Carbon Institute, lumping us together with the Koch brothers as purveyors of “climate despair.” But not only does Krugman misrepresent our position, he himself is guilty of 5 errors and 3 omissions.
A weekly update, including: - Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia -Quote of the Week -The Briefs
Oil and other commodity prices have recently been dropping. Is this good news, or bad?