Allocating $1 million won’t make these young people equal to the mayor of Boston either. But they themselves were the ones solving the equations, and that gave them a genuine sense and share of power.
"Co-operative culture eats co-operative governance for breakfast"...
Stand-up economist Yoram Bauman uses humor to explain carbon tax, cap and trade and the ‘Five Chinas’ theory.
"We thought that the picture could be pretty bad, but this was shocking."
The financial system as an accelerator and multiplier of the economic and social impacts of energy depletion.
A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.
Events in Gaza fill us with deep sadness. We have friends in both Israel and Palestine who are swept into this conflict without wanting it. To get out of this room, we have to understand how it was built and why it is here. We have to cut a window to let some light in, and then build a door from the inside out.
This past Monday Seoul City said it planned to ban Uber, the smartphone car-hailing service, and launch its own app for official taxis.
One ancient practice nearly wiped out in the United States by “progress” was the widespread use of animal power in many important endeavors, including farming, hauling, logging, herding and various types of transportation.
Russian scientists have determined that a massive crater discovered in a remote part of Siberia was probably caused by thawing permafrost.
One conversation, one community event, one social enterprise, one 'aha!' moment at a time. And hoping for the best. This is the long game.
It is a testament to the psychological power of financial bubbles that people who know and trust me and generally accept the analysis I've put forth in my writings over the last decade are jumping into the stock market again with a pledge that they are in for the long term--no matter what.
Buenos Aires is fast becoming one of the most admired cities in the world when it comes to reinventing streets and transportation.
The differences in energy outlooks between Tehran and Ankara have created a strong foundation for cooperation.
Scheduled for Sept. 21 in New York City, the People’s Climate March will coincide with September’s UN Climate Summit, where world leaders including President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be in attendance in answer to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon summons to consult on climate change.
You have immense powers." That’s one of the messages of Post Carbon Institute's Public Energy Art Kit (P.E.A.K.) project.
What would we be capable of if we combined the existing strength of the Circular Economy with the emerging juggernaut of the Access Economy?
The concept of a food forest has its roots in permaculture, a philosophy that advocates for managing agricultural landscapes in harmony with nature.
A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
A new study suggests that naturally occurring upward flow of groundwater in the oilsands region is creating fractures and weaknesses that may explain a series of catastrophic events for the controversial mining industry.