Flood-Ravaged Gulf Coast Residents Ask President Obama To Cancel Federal Offshore Drilling Lease Auction
During President Obama’s visit to a flood-ravaged area near Baton Rouge, Louisiana this week, a group of environmental activists delivered a petition to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) protesting the planned leasing of more of the Gulf of Mexico for oll and gas drilling.
Our concerns are unfashionable. Without any explicit declaration, the War on Cash has begun.
"We not only believe that another world is necessary, the members of La Vía Campesina are already building a better world."
The exercise is based on the notion that we could, if collectively we so chose, organise ourselves into more localised and labour-intensive polities and economies, and that if we did so we might better secure our health and general wellbeing at a lower energetic and carbon cost.
We float above living Earth in a life supplied by fossilised life.
In which I reveal the changes in our household energy usage from 2003 through 2015 and how we achieved them.
In November and December of 2015, I visited a couple of places in India that inspired some questions and thoughts about what is involved in protecting the earth.
The head of the United Nation’s climate body has called for a thorough assessment of the feasibility of the international goal to limit warming to 1.5C.
The innovative and comprehensive Vermont Farm to Plate food system strategic plan unveiled five years ago has borne fruit.
Both the biosphere and the stereosphere use solar light as the energy potential necessary to keep the metabolic cycle going and they build-up metabolic structures using nutrients taken from the earth's surface environment.
I feel quite sure that whatever the scientific explanation for the die-off of the horseshoe crabs and eels, the real reason is the senseless killing Stella described.
With characteristic insight, the great American philosopher, John Dewey, once wrote: ‘Every generation has to accomplish democracy over again for itself.’
In October 2009, while expecting another futile climate summit in nearby Copenhagen, a small group of friends in the Kumpula neighborhood of Helsinki got together to discuss practical alternatives.
New research points to a powerful link between climate change and armed conflict.
This year, I started my first garden—a micro garden really.
The foundational industrial and productive, surplus-creating, part of the economy still exists—only now it is mainly out of sight.
A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia -Nigeria -Venezuela -The Briefs
How do we distinguish those ideas that are forever going to remain in the realm of fiction and those that can become concrete reality? Of those that are possible how do we determine which won't destroy us?
In a city of concrete that seems to extend forever, where every vacant lot looks destined for development, a patch of green is a welcome sight.