The standard way to make forecasts of almost anything is to look at recent trends and assume that this trend will continue, at least for the next several years.
Put bluntly, both EU and US corporate lobby groups, and their political allies, view the TTIP as an opportunity to over-ride the rules and regulations that might hinder their ability to trade.
Pennsylvania Auditor: State Department of Environmental Protection Was Unprepared For Shale Industry’s Growth
The Pennsylvania auditor general on Tuesday confirmed what was never up for debate for environmental groups and residents—the state was unprepared for the growth of the shale gas industry.
As income inequality in Britain continues to rise, research conducted by a British think-tank found that executive salaries are 162 times higher than those of the average worker in the U.K.
One way to reduce household energy use associated with food is to adopt fermentation as a primary means of food preservation.
A midweek update. New York crude futures have traded in a narrow range between $102-$103 per barrel this week as the markets reacted to changing headlines
I try to wear my archdruid’s hat lightly in these essays, but every so often I field questions that touch directly on the issues of ultimate meaning that our culture, however clumsily, classifies as “religious.”
The natural paradise that surrounds us is our true home, both physically and spiritually.
Will the forces of hate and domination prevail....Or will enough people and communities willingly abandon the vision of empire, and reassert America’s cherished values of freedom and democracy?
A new analysis from the government of Denmark found that wind power is by far the cheapest new form of electricity in the country.
My favourite statistic at the moment is that healthy, happy, resilient workplaces, teams, friendships and relationships have a ratio of at least 3:1 positive to negative statements.
In the transition towards a post-carbon future, infrastructure built today for fossil fuels could easily become stranded assets which burden investors and taxpayers with sunk costs.
Developing perennial varieties of grains, legumes, and vegetables can help save precious soil.
In this episode of The Good Stuff, Annie sits down with sharing champion and legal rebel Janelle Orsi.
Our contemporary world is host to two coexisting but fundamentally different—and, in at least one crucial respect, contradictory—realities. Political Reality and Physical Reality.
The blockade of the European Central Bank in 2012 and 2013 started as a German initiative but has triggered an international movement responding to a Europe in crisis.
We’ve put together our list of top 10 new book releases, just in time for the summer holidays.
A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.
Production flows from a given oil field naturally decline over time, but we keep trying harder and technology keeps improving. Which force is winning the race?
Last month was the warmest June since records began being kept in 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported Monday.