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Eight Pieces of Our oil Price Predicament

Resilience.org - October 23, 2014 - 5:50am

A person might think that oil prices would be fairly stable. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to work that way recently. Let me explain at least a few of the issues involved.

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Letter to the PM outlining how 2°C demands an 80% cut in EU emissions by 2030

Resilience.org - October 23, 2014 - 5:25am

The letter summarises why the IPCC’s carbon budgets for a “likely” chance of not exceeding the international community’s 2°C commitment, requires the EU to reduce the emissions from its energy system by 80% by 2030, with complete decarbonisation just a few years later.

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Seeding change

Resilience.org - October 23, 2014 - 3:14am

73% of seed crops are now ‘owned’ by 10 corporations – while community and grassroots initiatives are working to keep global diversity alive.

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A Paradox to Savor: A High-Quality, Free Economics Textbook

Resilience.org - October 23, 2014 - 2:32am

Wow, a fresh set of voices in the study of economics that go well beyond the holy dogmas of Samuelson, Nordhaus, Bernanke and Mankiw.

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Living and Breathing in a 'Black Swan' World

Resilience.org - October 23, 2014 - 1:45am

Resilience...is the capacity to make ongoing adjustments to changing political, economic, and ecological conditions.

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A Pink Slip for the Progress Fairy

Resilience.org - October 23, 2014 - 1:14am

...I’m going to spend this week’s post summarizing the the decline and fall of industrial civilization.

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Peak Oil Notes - Oct 23

Resilience.org - October 23, 2014 - 1:10am

 A mid-week update. New York oil futures traded around $82 a barrel this week until Wednesday’s stocks report showed an unexpected 7 million barrel jump in US crude stocks.

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Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure for Urban Energy Systems

Resilience.org - October 22, 2014 - 6:46am

Extreme weather from climate change and growing urbanization are making cities more vulnerable to loss of electric power and damage to energy infrastructure.

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Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify

Resilience.org - October 22, 2014 - 6:06am

County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties

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The Next Financial Crisis May Be Just Around the Corner

Resilience.org - October 22, 2014 - 3:52am

As growth stalls, stocks tumble and investors fret, the question is no longer if there will be another crisis, but when and where it will strike first.

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Bringing the Jungle to the City

Resilience.org - October 22, 2014 - 3:27am

A techno-shamanic quest to reconnect urban life to ecological reality.

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Mother Nature's Tillers

Resilience.org - October 22, 2014 - 2:22am

Been thinking how to grow a prairie. I am facing a steep learning curve.

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Inspiring New Film, “Voices of Transition,” on the Agriculture That We Need

Resilience.org - October 22, 2014 - 2:06am

How will agriculture have to change if we are going to successfully navigate past Peak Oil and address climate change?

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Inner Transition: Commit to Staying Awake

Resilience.org - October 22, 2014 - 1:36am

FULL engagement with transitioning asks us to recognize the power of goodness in others, our neighbors and most difficultly, to accept it in ourselves!

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Carrots among the concrete: the role of urban agriculture

Resilience.org - October 21, 2014 - 4:37am

Urban agriculture is cutting edge. It’s what we need right now.

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How will Saudi Arabia respond to lower oil prices?

Resilience.org - October 21, 2014 - 4:09am

Oil prices (along with prices of many other commodities) have fallen dramatically since last summer. Some observers are waiting to see if Saudi Arabia responds with significant cutbacks in production.

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The Krugman Function, Part 2: Whole-System Thinking

Resilience.org - October 21, 2014 - 3:52am

Because of its emphasis on liberty, autonomy, free will, and consent, the Enlightenment tradition of Liberalism has, I will be arguing, in large part been based on the rejection of whole-system thinking.  

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Shades of Green: A Movement in Search of a Narrative

Resilience.org - October 21, 2014 - 3:42am

Unity is found in diversity, or so the popular saying goes.

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New England Can Feed Itself. Here’s How.

Resilience.org - October 21, 2014 - 3:34am

A new vision for New England's food.

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Peak oil review - Oct 20

Resilience.org - October 20, 2014 - 10:10am

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news including -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia/Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

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