If you are planning to withdraw, please tell me where you're going, and send directions. If not, it's time to start thinking about how you and your family or tribe will muddle through the years ahead. One word comes to mind: durability. If that wasn't the first word that came to your mind, I'm not surprised.
Santa Cruz group gears up for life after cheap oil (Transition)
From crisis comes hope (can a weary Left come up with new ideas?)
Newfoundland/Labrador premier captures the flag from the oil patch
Greenpeace hands out fake copies of International Herald Tribune
Blowing the green whistle on sports
The ecological and economic prognosticators who warn of a potentially unpleasant future for the human enterprise typically portray humanity as being at a fork in the road on our evolutionary journey. They contend that we are at a pivotal decision point at which we must make an “either/or” choice between a positive future outcome and a negative future outcome.
The vindication of a public scholar (Paul Ehrlich and The Population Bomb)
How did 100,000,000 women disappear?
Billionaire club in bid to curb overpopulation
Apathy threatens humanity, ex-Clinton aide says
Ten reasons why population control can’t stop climate change
'Generation Green' Environmentally Oblivious
Strong opinions about obesity
David Attenborough: Our planet is overcrowded
Recession 'entertainment' may beget new baby boom
Peak Oil or Climate Change: Which Is Most Urgent?
On American Sustainability - Anatomy of Societal Collapse
Global Citizenship- Opportunities for Change
Letter from Sweden: The State of the End of the World
Using Thermodynamics to (Re)Examine Environmental Kuznets Curves
Why I Fired My Broker
The Century of The Rights of Mother Earth
"One way to evaluate the prospects of Eldertown might be to start from the viewpoint of one of the more apocalyptic environmental groups. The peak oil movement focuses tightly on the issue of energy, the Achilles heel of industrial society. Convinced that global oil production will soon peak — or perhaps already has — the peak oilers predict a horrendous cascade of disasters in our near future."
(Roszak was author of the 60s classic The Making of a Counter-Culture. In this book, he predicts that as the Baby Boomers become seniors, they will shake society once again - for the better)
Whatever methods of restraint we eventually enact - and I think we will enact them, so let them be good ones, that lead to a justice and honorable society - we must begin from this - every child that we have, every birth is a gift, and if our gifts are fewer than in past years, we must only treasure them the more.