Uganda 'at risk' of losing all its forests
Growth of global carbon emissions halved in 2008, say Dutch researchers
The Pacific isn’t the only ocean collecting plastic trash
Transitioning to a post-peak oil world
What Can Happen When a Transition Initiative and its Local Government Work Together: the Stroud Story
A Look at Peak Oil Preparation Plans from Around the World
Thinking Local Part I: Bringing the Sheep Back
Recession generation? Young adults brace for simpler lifestyle
It's hardly news that economists these days spend more of their time explaining away their mistakes than providing useful guidance to policy makers and the public. Behind the failure of contemporary economics lies a poorly understood reality: the mismatch between today's economic ideas and the laws governing the natural systems that support the human economy.
Monbiot: Any real effort on climate change will hurt. Start with the easy bits: war toys
The Griffin Has Landed
Spare me that rubbish about your 'rights'
Since March 2008, Deconstructing Dinner has featured The Local Grain Revolution - a series tracking the evolution of Canada's first community supported agriculture (CSA) project for grain.
European Farmers Turn to Biogas Plants
Europe Mulls Huge Solar Project
Water for energy: The bad bet for biofuels
The War Over Waxman-Markey
The War Against the 'War on Drugs'
Opposition to the food safety bills
From the Ashes of ’69, a River Reborn (Ohio's Cuyahoga - the "burning river")
Destroying Levees in a State Usually Clamoring for Them
Localized efforts have sprouted from the ground up in Santa Cruz, Cotati, Sebastopol, San Francisco and many other towns worldwide, where residents and neighbors are putting their heads together and collaborating on ways to relocalize themselves, bolster self-sufficiency and build the resilience that communities will need to absorb the shock of peak oil.
In many parts of the world, common resources are still an essential basis of society. Additionally, several new communities which base their practice on the shared goal of creating and preserving a commons have emerged.
Message to Washington: You're not getting it - we're still out of work. WInd farms and energy efficient public buildings are important, but what about the housing industry? The recession started with the housing industry -- and can end if we bring back construction -- so lets focus on the real problem. That's the heart of the message to Congress and the Obama administration from a group of architects and builders who are promoting a plan to end the recession by revitalizing America's