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World Oil Production at 3/31/2014-Where are We Headed?

Resilience.org - July 24, 2014 - 4:58am

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.

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We’re at TTIPing point

Resilience.org - July 24, 2014 - 4:49am

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.

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Pennsylvania Auditor: State Department of Environmental Protection Was Unprepared For Shale Industry’s Growth

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

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.

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Inequality soaring with bloated executive pay

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

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.

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The Art of Fermentation

Resilience.org - July 24, 2014 - 4:37am

One way to reduce household energy use associated with food is to adopt fermentation as a primary means of food preservation.

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Peak oil notes - July 24

Resilience.org - July 24, 2014 - 4:22am

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

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The Gray Light of Morning

Resilience.org - July 24, 2014 - 2:31am

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.”

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Back to the Garden

Resilience.org - July 23, 2014 - 5:35am

The natural paradise that surrounds us is our true home, both physically and spiritually.

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Top 10 Signs of U.S. Empire's Passing

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

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?

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Onshore Wind Power Is Now Cheapest Form Of New Electricity In Denmark

Resilience.org - July 23, 2014 - 4:51am

A new analysis from the government of Denmark found that wind power is by far the cheapest new form of electricity in the country.

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Sophy Banks on Creating a Culture of Celebration

Resilience.org - July 23, 2014 - 4:44am

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.

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The Future Looks Bleak For Coal And We Shouldn’t Invest In It

Resilience.org - July 23, 2014 - 4:41am

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.

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Crops of the past and future

Resilience.org - July 23, 2014 - 3:40am

Developing perennial varieties of grains, legumes, and vegetables can help save precious soil.

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Start Sharing: Interview with 'Legal Rebel' Janelle Orsi

Resilience.org - July 23, 2014 - 3:01am

In this episode of The Good Stuff, Annie sits down with sharing champion and legal rebel Janelle Orsi.

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Two Realities

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 6:17am

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.

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Blockupy and beyond

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 5:52am

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.

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Top 10 books for summer

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 4:49am

We’ve put together our list of top 10 new book releases, just in time for the summer holidays.

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Hard facts about fracking

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 4:46am

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.

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Keeping Oil Production From Falling

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 4:34am

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?

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Planet’s Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May

Resilience.org - July 22, 2014 - 3:33am

Last month was the warmest June since records began being kept in 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported Monday.

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