Michael Pollan Interview
The Local Grain Revolution II (audio)
Soil health 'threatens farming' (text & audio)
Chinese Farms A Growing Challenge
Thesis on peak oil and potential solutions
Transition Towns: Ecotopia Emerging?
Economic crisis indicates critical need for relocalization
On the Spot
Sustainable Energy Transition
Society's downward spiral must play out first
Speculation: Inept Idiots or Wise Fools
Over 30 speakers including Richard Heinberg, Ellen Hodgson Brown, Albert Bates, Stephanie Mills, Kurt Cobb, Richard Gilbert, John Richter, Tim Hudson, Bill Wilson, Tony Earley, Jerry Norcia, Paul Murray and Aaron Wissner explore the challenges and possibilities for Michigan's future at a three day solution oriented conference in November.
Sharon Astyk and hard times
Buy local and help Main Street
What to Do with Your Money During Tough Times
Middle Class Lifeboat: Careers and Life Choices for Staying Afloat (video and audio)
A Sympathetic Critique of Localisation by Peter North
When we live locally and strengthen our communities, we become stronger and better able to adapt to changes in the economy, climate, and energy availability. But we discuss much about how to go about this. So... how do you create change in your community? And how do you form a group of people who can tackle these community needs?
Food shortage catastrophe creeping up on the world
Dr. Abby Gold on Local Foods and Food Deserts in North Dakota and Minnesota (audio)
A School Garden Brings Learning to Life (video and audio)
Why are so few peak oil authors women? There’s been much debate about this, and no one has yet arrived at a definitive answer. But whatever the reason, Sharon Astyk has established herself as a true rarity within the peak oil community by virtue of being a woman who has chosen to write about peak oil. The perspective that she offers is thus both uncommon and vital.
Mayor wants to close Heathrow
British public 'unwilling' to pay for climate change bill
It needn't cost the earth
I have argued elsewhere that our American way of life is not sustainable, and I have presented compelling evidence to demonstrate that America is on the verge of imminent societal collapse. The purpose of the following paper is to make the case that we — all Americans — through our distorted worldview and resulting dysfunctional resource utilization behavior, are responsible for our “predicament”, and that we lack the collective will to take meaningful action to mitigate its catastrophic consequences.