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Building Community Through Permaculture

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:30am

The idea that we can use design to strengthen relationships between parts of the city,,,is essential for the emergence of a sustainable society.

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Peak oil notes - Sept 25

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:30am

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.

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Dark Age America: The Senility of the Elites

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 4:22am

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.

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Seeds of Resilience, Seeds of Sovereignty

Resilience.org - September 25, 2014 - 2:19am

In this episode, Local Bites interviews ecologist and renowned seed conservationist, Dr. Debal Deb on the value of traditional seeds in an unstable world.

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The Oiliness of Everything: Invisible Oil and Energy Payback Time.

Resilience.org - September 24, 2014 - 4:46am

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.

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The 4 S's of Surge Capacity

Resilience.org - September 24, 2014 - 4:43am

Welcome to the arcane and short-sighted world of public health strategic planning.

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The World's First Tiny House Hoteliers

Resilience.org - September 24, 2014 - 4:42am

The biggest benefit environmentally is that downsizing one's residential footprint is the most significant and simplest way to minimize one's energy footprint.

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Monetizing Nature: Taking Precaution on a Slippery Slope

Resilience.org - September 24, 2014 - 4:41am

In the wake of declining political will for environmental protection, many in the environmental community are advocating for the monetization of nature.

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Mama Food

Resilience.org - September 24, 2014 - 4:40am

Writing books and essays about food, I hear a lot of stories about what people ate growing up.

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UN: only small farmers and agroecology can feed the world

Resilience.org - September 24, 2014 - 4:40am

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.

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Power to the People? Not if utilities have their say.

Resilience.org - September 23, 2014 - 8:31am

Solar capacity is growing. Rapidly.

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The Fabulous Future of P2P Economics, Commerce and Democracy

Resilience.org - September 23, 2014 - 7:46am

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.

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Oil Companies Quietly Prepare For a Future of Carbon Pricing

Resilience.org - September 23, 2014 - 7:10am

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

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Reflections on the People's Climate March in London

Resilience.org - September 23, 2014 - 7:04am

It’s always quite an experience to stand in solidarity with so many people who care deeply about an issue.

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More Fun, Less Stuff

Resilience.org - September 23, 2014 - 4:15am

Sarah tells us about life beyond consumerism, translating online community into on-the-ground action, and more...

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How do we make our water supply sustainable?

Resilience.org - September 23, 2014 - 4:13am

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.

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Mobilising a counter-hegemonic climate movement

Resilience.org - September 23, 2014 - 4:06am

...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.

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Paul Krugman’s Errors and Omissions

Resilience.org - September 22, 2014 - 9:24am

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.

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Peak Oil Review - Sept 22

Resilience.org - September 22, 2014 - 6:26am

A weekly update, including: - Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

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Low Oil Prices: Sign of a Debt Bubble Collapse, Leading to the End of Oil Supply

Resilience.org - September 22, 2014 - 5:04am

Oil and other commodity prices have recently been dropping. Is this good news, or bad?

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