After many months of Ed Milliband putting himself out there as a Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change that actually gets climate change, finally his big Plan, the UK Low Carbon Transition Plan was unveiled on Wednesday, in a speech in the House of Commons that namechecked Transition Towns and which is the boldest national vision for a low carbon society yet seen. Many others have since pitched in with their thoughts, I thought it might be useful here to offer an analysis from a Transition perspective.
How long will China finance America?
Geithner-Dollar to remain world's key reserve currency
Yuan small step
History suggests it could be decades before the dollar is dislodged
Real People, Real Preparation, Part One
In Public Housing, Talking Up the Recycling Bin
High-rises on hold: What to do with empty lots?
Introducing The Citizen’s Guide to Climate Policy
Big Oil/Lundberg Survey Scare Tactics Against Climate Legislation
Money may not be the root of all evil, as the often-misquoted proverb has it, but it has played a large and rarely recognized role in biasing the industrial economy toward its own self-destruction. In this post, part of a continuing series on the economics of peak oil, the Archdruid explores some of the ways that money distorts the production, distribution, and understanding of wealth.
The Alternative G8 Summit: Final Summary Statement
The G-8 Is Dead
G8 summit features evolution of global governance
The State of Homelessness in the U.S.
Looming crisis spells stimulus (Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Will Lose Unemployment Benefits Soon)
Food banks squeezed by prices, demand
The planet's future: Climate change 'will cause civilisation to collapse'
Scientists warn carbon dioxide may soon make coral reefs extinct
UK-French Summit: Declaration on international climate negotiations
California: Despair flows as fields go dry and unemployment rises
Tucson rainwater harvesting law drawing interest
Australian Town Bans Bottled Water
Newsom's fresh idea: mandates on healthier food
A Geodesic Greenhouse — Year-Round Gardening at 6000 Feet
Announcing the Release of ‘Can Totnes and District Feed Itself?’