Media & persuasion
Real People, Real Preparation, Part One
In Public Housing, Talking Up the Recycling Bin
High-rises on hold: What to do with empty lots?
Introducing The Citizen’s Guide to Climate Policy
Big Oil/Lundberg Survey Scare Tactics Against Climate Legislation
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
Recently a friend gave me a copy of a January 22, 1973 issue of Newsweek. The cover title was “The Energy Crisis”. It’s interesting to look back and see how things have changed; or, to be more accurate, not changed.
Newsom's fresh idea: mandates on healthier food
A Geodesic Greenhouse — Year-Round Gardening at 6000 Feet
Announcing the Release of ‘Can Totnes and District Feed Itself?’
A problem of security
Energy Bill Ignores Resource Depletion
Interview with Carolyn Baker about her book Sacred Demise
Peak oil means peak food as well
This post talks about a seldom-mentioned aspect of local sustainable food production: how do we get our carbs? Local and urban fruit and veg production is all very well and needs to be encouraged, but as East Anglia Food Link Coordinator Tully Wakeman says, "...fruit and veg supplies only about 10% of our calories". How and where our grains are grown, and how they can be sustainably transported and processed form the crux of this issue.