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Resilience Roundup - Oct 31

Resilience.org - October 31, 2014 - 2:53am

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

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Ways to Create a Democratized Economy

Resilience.org - October 31, 2014 - 2:36am

Is there any path toward a more democratic, equal and ecologically sustainable society? What can one person do?

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Review: Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist

Resilience.org - October 30, 2014 - 7:58am

It’s remarkable how much information this slim paperback carries. It doesn’t try to teach all the basics of gardening and landscaping, but instead focuses on several projects...

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Peak oil notes - Oct 30

Resilience.org - October 30, 2014 - 6:26am

A mid-week update. After trading quietly on Monday and Tuesday at around $81 in New York and $86 in London, crude prices closed higher on Wednesday after traders noted that the increase in US crude inventories last week was slowing down in comparison to the previous three weeks.

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World Crude Oil Production and the Oil Price

Resilience.org - October 30, 2014 - 6:01am
How far the oil price will come down and for how long it will stay “low” is now anyone’s guesses. A declining price results from weakening demand while supplies are improving.
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Faces of Fracking: Rosanna Esparza

Resilience.org - October 30, 2014 - 5:02am

As an environmental journalist I meet a lot of environmental organizers – it’s par for the course. But Rosanna is not like any I’ve come across before.

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Weathering the Storms, Planting the Seeds

Resilience.org - October 30, 2014 - 3:46am

Fundamentally, we have to “hospice what’s left of the system we’re leaving behind, while planting the seeds for the future we’re building.”

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U.S. Energy Policies Based on Inflated Fracking Predictions: Post Carbon Institute Report

Resilience.org - October 30, 2014 - 3:18am

Economic predictions about the fracking industry's potential growth have for the most part gone unquestioned — until now.

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Dark Age America: Involuntary Simplicity

Resilience.org - October 30, 2014 - 2:55am

The political transformations that have occupied the last four posts in this sequence can also be traced in detail in the economic sphere.

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Why Resilience?

Resilience.org - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am

While there are many definitions of resilience, it can generally be defined as the capacity for a system to survive, adapt, and flourish in the face of turbulent change and uncertainty.

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These Two People Want to Change the World Through Cooking and Food Choices

Resilience.org - October 29, 2014 - 7:14am

When Adam Aronovitz and Alissa Bilfield set out to travel the world and serve others, they could not find a volunteer opportunity that fit their need.

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What the Cowboy-Indian Alliance Means for America and the Climate Movement

Resilience.org - October 29, 2014 - 6:54am

The Cowboy-Indian Alliance made waves in April when participants led a five-day "Reject and Protect" campaign in Washington, D.C., against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

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Drilling Deeper: New Report Casts Doubt on Fracking Production Numbers

Resilience.org - October 29, 2014 - 6:26am

Post Carbon Institute has published a report calling into question the production statistics touted by promoters of hydraulic fracturing or fracking.

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Spokes on the anti-austerity wheel: moving beyond reform

Resilience.org - October 29, 2014 - 1:38am

If we want to envision an anti-austerity movement that can genuinely empower people, we will have to create one that moves beyond austerity altogether.

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The Not-for-Profit World beyond Capitalism

Resilience.org - October 29, 2014 - 1:36am

Beyond capitalism lies the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible. Beyond capitalism lies the Not-for-Profit World.

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Innovations in Energy Storage Provide Boost for Renewables

Resilience.org - October 28, 2014 - 7:57am

Intermittency has long been considered the Achilles heel of renewable power generation.

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Why We Can’t Ditch the 2 C Warming Goal

Resilience.org - October 28, 2014 - 6:04am

On Oct. 1, David G. Victor and Charles F. Kennel wrote an opinion piece that appeared in the journal Nature, Ditch the 2 C warming goal.

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Shashe farmers demonstrate practical food sovereignty

Resilience.org - October 28, 2014 - 5:43am

Food sovereignty as a concept is under debate by various actors in the academia, activists and governments.

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Why Do Banks Want Our Deposits? Hint: It’s Not to Make Loans.

Resilience.org - October 28, 2014 - 5:12am

Many authorities have said it: banks do not lend their deposits. They create the money they lend on their books.

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Review: This Changes Everything - Capitalism vs. the Climate

Resilience.org - October 28, 2014 - 4:17am

Climate activists, she believes, need to take a similarly clear moral stance. And as she writes, ‘the climate movement has yet to find its full moral voice on the world stage, but it is most certainly clearing its throat’.

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