A weekly round-up including:
- Prices and production
- The Nabucco pipeline
Real People, Real Preparation, Part One
In Public Housing, Talking Up the Recycling Bin
High-rises on hold: What to do with empty lots?
England's pork barrel politics is paying for airlines to burn the planet
Groups plan pedal power for the homeless
Ontario looks to jolt electric car market
On the Streets of China, Electric Bikes Are Swarming
Get wired (again): Trolleybuses and Trolleytrucks
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
Obama remains diplomatic on oil and guns
European countries sign up for Nabucco deal to break Russia’s gas monopoly
Australian oil warning
France imports UK electricity as plants shut
Waxman/Markey; clean air or hot air?
CBI urges shift to nuclear from wind power
California: Despair flows as fields go dry and unemployment rises
Tucson rainwater harvesting law drawing interest
Australian Town Bans Bottled Water