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The Ghosts of Islands Past

8 hours 41 min ago

Several times a month I cycle by a small island located close to the south shore of Vancouver’s False Creek, a narrow inlet that separates the downtown peninsula from the city.

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Buen Vivir and the Commons

10 hours 23 min ago

I think Buen Vivir is a proposal aimed at making visible and expressible aspects of reality that are ignored by the dominant paradigm.

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Earth’s Second Lung Has Emphysema

10 hours 26 min ago

In other words, if the world’s first lung is represented by all of the tropical forests combined, the second (and perhaps larger) lung is definitely the boreal forest.

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Revisiting the Shale Oil Hype: Technology versus Geology

10 hours 27 min ago

Irrespective of price, geology is trumping technology in the Bakken and Eagle Ford plays.

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#WomeninAg: Words of Wisdom from Women Farmers

10 hours 29 min ago

For Women’s History Month, CUESA is spotlighting women who are transforming our food system.

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The Growth Delusion

13 hours 17 min ago

Rather than ask how to achieve more, it is time to ask, “More of what? And why?”

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Peak Oil Review - Mar 30

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 14:27

A weejly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Russia/Ukraine, The Briefs.

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An Orchard from a Single Tree

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 11:29

At some point in your childhood, I hope, you ate an apple and hit upon the idea of planting the seeds.

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The Working of Non-violence

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 11:28

In the wake of the financial crisis, political elites have become more concerned about their own survival than about the purpose of politics, and the gap between what they say and what they do, between speech and meaning, becomes wider all the time.

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Quebec students strike against austerity and the petro economy

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 11:28

A kick-off demonstration, entitled “Popular Protest Against Austerity and the Petro Economy,” was held last Saturday in Montreal, and drew participants ranging from 5,000 to 12,000, depending on who was doing the counting.

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Ready for the Revolution

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 11:27
Time for the second egalitarian revolution, don’t you think?
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A Dark Knight is Better than No Knight at All: Why We Need Bitcoin Despite its Flaws

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 11:25

It is only by zooming in and out, and considering the interplay between these absolute and relative perspectives that we can start to detect the complex power dynamics within Bitcoin.

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Earth Repair – Homegrown Healing of Toxic Lands, part 2

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 10:19

In her book Earth Repair, Leila Darwish provides a grassroots guide to healing toxic and damaged landscapes emphasizing local solutions.

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Why This Tea Party Leader Is Seeing Green on Solar Energy

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 09:36

As a founder of the Tea Party movement, Debbie Dooley may be an unlikely advocate for renewable energy.

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The puzzling flattening of carbon emissions and the problem of global growth

Sun, 29/03/2015 - 17:29

There is another obvious and plausible explanation for the flat carbon emissions, namely, that the global economy did not grow by the stated percentage, that it may have grown only a fraction of that amount or not at all.

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Corporations vs. Communities: a Tale of Two Meetings

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 13:00

In 2015 it shouldn’t be a radical notion to want to move beyond colonialism and make sure farmers can keep control of the resources needed to grow food to feed their communities.

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Calls For Immediate Shutdown Of Illegal California Injection Wells As Regulators Host 'Aquifer Exemption Workshop'

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:38

California is a leader in renewable energy, which makes its commitment to fracked oil all the more perplexing.

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Resilience Roundup - Mar 27

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:25

We’re treating soil like dirt. It’s a fatal mistake, as our lives depend on it

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A New Economy Will Help Save Rivers and Fisheries

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:11

Globalization and cheater economics have been destroying the world’s great rivers and their fisheries.

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Towards the Permacene

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 11:55

We can take the next step in our evolution, a step towards the Permacene.

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