Media & persuasion
Not “like” a Revolution, it IS a REVOLUTION!
The Oil Intensity of Food
Hell in earth
Agriculture and Food in Crisis
From Versailles a message of no austerity
The Green Bank
The Key to Fixing Health Care and Energy: Use Less
Market dogma is exposed as myth. Where is the new vision to unite us?
Vandana Shivas views on society & nature
A new (under) class of travellers
Comedian, screenwriter and peak oil activist Jon Cooksey (How to Boil a Frog) presents his alt-reality agenda for the 2009 ASPO-USA conference.
Day 1. 9-9:01: Announcement that yes, peak oil is real and here now, and we’re running out of everything. All the usual presentations will be handed out as footnotes.
9:01-noon: Everyone who flew to the conference on a plane plants trees outside the hotel, followed by a pledge to forego driving double the number of miles they flew in the coming year. A Cadillac Escalade will be sacrificed to the god of climate change, Carbonus, just before lunch
If you haven't read Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, you really should. It's an examination of how the Chicago School of Economics and its adherents have taken advantage of or created crises to further their privatization agendas.
Permaculture Future?: Part I
San Francisco to Toughen a Strict Recycling Law
New numbers prove smart growth reduces CO2, cost-effectively
Betraying the Planet
Lovelock: We need a climate change 'Churchill'
America's climate-change bill is a bundle of compromises
Obama Opposes Trade Sanctions in Climate Bill
Kucinich: “Passing a weak bill today gives us weak environmental policy tomorrow”
Monbiot on drugs
New book: Marijuana Is Safer
Production of heroin and cocaine falling
Iraq: Warily Moving Ahead on Oil Contracts
The Dirty War Against Clean Coal
A Flower Grows in West Africa
Want to be a real hero? Save the planet. Don’t know how? Start by viewing the new eco-comedy, How to Boil a Frog. The film tells the story of Jon Cooksey, an ordinary man on a mission, who decided two years ago that he had to do something personally to make sure his 12-year-old daughter would have a future, given all the bad news on global warming.