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World crude production 2013 without shale oil is back to 2005 levels

Resilience.org - March 26, 2014 - 11:30am

Unnoticed by the mainstream media, US shale oil covers up a recent decline of crude oil production of 1.5 mb/d in the rest of world (using data up to Oct 2013).

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Soil To The Rescue

Resilience.org - March 26, 2014 - 8:36am

Could the answer to our environmental problems be under our feet? Interview with Kristin Ohlson, author of The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet

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On Participatory Economics and What Must Be Done

Resilience.org - March 26, 2014 - 6:41am

Gar Alperowitz and Michael Albert compare and contrast their work on democracy, economic justice.

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How Sustainable is Digital Fabrication?

Resilience.org - March 26, 2014 - 4:47am

Digital fabrication is praised as the future of manufacturing. While CNC machines have been embraced by many...it's important to consider the very high energy use of digital machine tools.

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Cloud Commuting

Resilience.org - March 26, 2014 - 3:34am

A two-year project in Belgium proposes new relationships between people, goods, energy, equipment, spaces, and value. Its design objective: a networked mobility ecosystem.

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My Environmentalism will be Intersectional or it will be bullshit

Resilience.org - March 26, 2014 - 3:33am

The environmental movement will never save the planet unless it actively focusses its ire clearly on those who are most to blame for the crisis - the powerful.

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A Very Heartfelt Fiber Farm

Resilience.org - March 26, 2014 - 3:03am

Vineyard grazing is popular in Europe, where goats and sheep can be seen nibbling down grass in public parks and private holdings, and is quickly growing in popularity here in the States.

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Why You Shouldn’t Applaud Exxon’s Decision To Disclose Climate Change Risks

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 7:13am

A climate victory will come when Exxon — the second-biggest corporate carbon polluter in the world — actually makes a real commitment to diversify, and take responsibility for its own contribution to climate change.

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New UN Report Is Cautious On Making Climate Predictions

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 5:34am

Batten down the hatches; fill the grain stores; raise the flood defenses. We cannot know exactly what is coming, but it will probably be nasty...

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Fracking headlines

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 5:16am

•Is shale running short on ‘PowerBars’? •Here’s where all the US shale oil and gas wells are – map •Oil and gas majors now cutting back in U.S. shale gas fields •Are we fit to frack? •Fracking: the surprising new proving ground for water technologies •Why Your Next Plastic Bottle Will Be Made From Shale Gas •US energy boom demands $641B in infrastructure, study finds •Checkmate for cheap unconventional gas •Oil well safety warning for fracking

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Placemaking in Paris: How Politics Changed the Parisian Landscape

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 4:59am

The people of Paris have spoken and they love their public spaces.

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Tensions in Ukraine: A Scramble for Growth?

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 4:37am

The situation in Ukraine is undoubtedly complex, but it may be as much about a scramble for growth and fossil fuel as it is about ethno-cultural identity.

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Searching for alternatives part 3 - Regional Values in Freiburg

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 4:11am

Farmers should not see society as consumers and society should not see farmers only as producers.

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The Benefits of Deploying Investment Capital Locally Vs Wall Street

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 3:48am

How do we find hope and meaning in a world where the powerful look out for themselves first, second, and always?

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10 Open Hardware Projects to Save the Earth

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 3:35am

On the coattails of the rise of intellectual property and economic monopolies, the Open Source movement is thriving, expanding public access to knowledge, culture and tools.

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Anger & Complicity in a Time of Limits

Resilience.org - March 25, 2014 - 12:00am

As a species we’re very sensitive to intra-human drama, and in a time of growing crisis, tend to frame narratives as those who are with us and those against.

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Challenging Economics - headlines

Resilience.org - March 24, 2014 - 10:18am

•The truth is out: money is just an IOU, and the banks are rolling in it •Limits to Investment •Alive in the Sunshine

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Water for the Delta

Resilience.org - March 24, 2014 - 7:00am

On Monday, March 24, I leave on a trip to witness an event I never thought I’d see: the Colorado River flowing through its delta toward the sea.

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Weeds and Black Gold

Resilience.org - March 24, 2014 - 5:31am

In 2004, Kathy Voth had an out-of-the-box idea: teach cows to eat weeds.

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Seeing our Communities as Thriving Ecosystems: A Permaculture Approach to Community Planning

Resilience.org - March 24, 2014 - 5:20am

Our communities are dynamic ecosystems composed of natural resources, brick and mortar infrastructure, and complex social systems that we constantly alter through human actions.

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