Resilience

Energy and the Economy - Twelve Basic Principles

Resilience.org - August 15, 2014 - 8:49am

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.

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How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty

Resilience.org - August 15, 2014 - 8:23am

Can worker-owned businesses lift families out of poverty? “They did mine,” Ramos said.

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Transformative Common Sense in Vermont

Resilience.org - August 15, 2014 - 8:06am

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...

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Investing in Nutrient Dense Foods: Iron

Resilience.org - August 15, 2014 - 7:27am

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.

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Mercury Rising

Resilience.org - August 15, 2014 - 7:27am

Toxicologists have a saying: “The dose makes the poison.”

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Can Walkable Urbanism Boost the Economy?

Resilience.org - August 15, 2014 - 1:40am

Has the United States finally reached peak sprawl?

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Resilience Roundup - Aug 14

Resilience.org - August 14, 2014 - 4:27am

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

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Busting the Bureau of Land Management’s Frackopoly

Resilience.org - August 14, 2014 - 4:26am

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.

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Does Ecoliteracy Prevent Environmental Action?: State of the World 2014

Resilience.org - August 14, 2014 - 4:25am

Why environmental education isn't enough to create change and improve governance.

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Another view from OuiShare Fest: What are we sharing, exactly?

Resilience.org - August 14, 2014 - 4:24am
I expect the collaborative economy to grow, expand, and be a transformative force..And I hope...the negative impacts it may bring...can be critically addressed...
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Peak Oil Notes - Aug 14

Resilience.org - August 14, 2014 - 4:23am

Oil prices, which have been falling steadily since mid-June, rebounded Wednesday on speculation that the markets were oversold.

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Dark Age America: A Bitter Legacy

Resilience.org - August 14, 2014 - 4:21am

Civilizations normally leave a damaged environment behind them when they fall, and ours shows every sign of following that wearily familiar pattern.

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Breeding a Better Chicken at Eatwell Farm

Resilience.org - August 14, 2014 - 2:31am

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.

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Zero Vision: A plan to make our roads safe

Resilience.org - August 14, 2014 - 2:13am

Campaigns to reduce pedestrian, bicyclist and motorist deaths to zero are now taking shape around the country from Philadelphia to Chicago to Oregon.

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First Nations People Reclaiming Their Heritage

Resilience.org - August 13, 2014 - 8:49am

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.

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The rise of a Mexican food movement

Resilience.org - August 13, 2014 - 5:11am

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.

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Community Energy in Ireland: The financial aspects

Resilience.org - August 13, 2014 - 4:21am

One of the key recommendations is the feed in tariff which is probably inspired by the successful German implementation of solar energy.

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Mr. Toad in Union Grove: Review of A History of The Future by James Howard Kunstler

Resilience.org - August 13, 2014 - 4:21am

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.

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The Risky Rise of the Dams

Resilience.org - August 13, 2014 - 4:19am

With mining growth comes larger, deeper, more unwieldy tailings ponds, experts warn.

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Cry for Argentina: Fiscal Mismanagement, Odious Debt or Pillage?

Resilience.org - August 13, 2014 - 1:23am

Argentina was the richest country in Latin America before decades of neoliberal and IMF-imposed economic policies drowned it in debt.

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