Solutions

A Day in the Life - Part 3

Peak Oil Hausfrau, Blogspot

As our families are rocking away the evening under our kiwi arbor, my friend mentions that her sister is pregnant. After having one baby by C-section, she is worried about having another one at home, without drugs. Pregnancy and birth have changed a lot since the old economy failed and insurance and government stopped paying for epidurals and Cesareans. Of course, without insurance or government support, no one can afford them, and hospitals want payment up front now.

archived June 9, 2009
	

Waste & recycling - June 9

Staff, Energy Bulletin

World's poor overwhelmed by rubbish
Converting Garbage into Fuel
Recycling revolution begins in blood and guts
The Top 6 Ways to Convert Poop Into Electricity

archived June 9, 2009
	

Solutions & sustainability - June 8

Staff, Energy Bulletin

A Green-Powered Trip Through Ecotopia
Why This Crisis May Be Our Best Chance to Build a New Economy
Sustainability Toolkit
Pedaling Produce for Village Building Convergence, Portland

archived June 8, 2009
	

Renewables & efficiency - June 8

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Antibiotic problem haunts biofuels
Cool Proposal (artificial photosynthesis)
Green energy overtakes fossil fuel investment, says UN

archived June 8, 2009
	

Living on foraged wild foods for a solid week in the city (selections)

Becky Lerner, Culture Change

What, then, is the value of foraging or eating wild foods today? Besides being fun, I think the benefits are both pragmatic and spiritual. Wild foods can help you survive a future crisis. And they can be a money-saving and highly nutritious supplement to a primarily agricultural diet in the present. But I think the greatest gains are of a more spiritual nature. Foraging is a way of reconnecting with our ancestral roots and showing our fellow beings that we honor them, that we still remember our place in the great Gaia.

archived June 7, 2009
	

Funemployment and econocide: responses to meltdown:

Staff, Energy Bulletin

For the 'funemployed,' unemployment is welcome
A race to keep up with the tightwads
Tales of Tent City
Econocide: body count 3
Economic downturn brings stress

archived June 6, 2009
	

A Day in the Life - Part 2

Peak Oil Hausfrau, Blogspot

The continuing saga of a day in a life that might not be too far away... a life in a world of expensive energy and a contracting economy... a life filled with adjustments, sacrifices, and unexpected pleasures.

archived June 5, 2009
	

Water & environment - June 5

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Another Water World Is Possible
Turning on the Water Works
Israelis get four-fifths of scarce West Bank water, says World Bank

archived June 5, 2009
	

Solutions & sustainability - June 5

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Passing of Father Thomas Berry, noted ecological thinker
It Isn't Nice
A Promise to Be Ethical in an Era of Immorality

archived June 5, 2009
	

Transport - June 5

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Spain’s High-Speed Rail Offers Guideposts for U.S.
Interview: Nancy Kete on the Future of the American Transportation System
Bike Messenger
South East Queensland's transport system in the peak oil and climate change era

archived June 5, 2009