Turning the Tide is helping public housing residents prepare for the next storm—while also making climate disaster less likely.
Sunday, April 17th was the designated moment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline to the chaotic petroleum market and spark a return to high prices.
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This session seeks to bring together fossil fuel experts and climate experts for a daring exploration of the new landscape created by fracking and other unconventional methods of fossil fuel recovery.
In Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, Michael Pollan describes his personal journey of stepping away from processed and packaged foods toward cooking from scratch, and highlights the grievous consequences of industrial modernity in the daily arena of eating and drinking.
Our stories hold energy. They can keep us focused on the content and energy of life as we know it.
In the past few weeks students across the country have been demanding that their schools stop profiting from oil, coal and gas companies.
A midweek update. Oil prices continued to climb this week, capped by a 3 percent jump on Wednesday, which set new highs for 2016.
Large companies have long sought to boost profits by converting their employees into “independent contractors,” allowing them to avoid paying benefits.
Every human society without exception gives some members more say in making decisions than others.
Gary Nabhan has taken the fight to the corporate seed merchants through the local food movement and seed saving community.
My “The Simpler Way” project is about persuading people that it would be very easy to design and build an idyllic alternative society that was not just sustainable and capable of adoption by all the world’s people, but would actually greatly improve the quality of life of people in rich societies today.
The role of insect ecology is to try to understand the regulating mechanisms between plants and insects.
San Francisco is one step closer to its goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy after the city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted on Tuesday to mandate solar installations on new buildings.
Transition Palo Alto is part of the worldwide Transition network working to build local resilience and connections. Based in Silicon Valley, the community is a great example of a growing, engaged and active Transition project.
The ʻohiʻa is Hawaii’s iconic tree, a keystone species that maintains healthy watersheds and provides habitat for numerous endangered birds. But a virulent fungal disease, possibly related to a warmer, drier climate, is now felling the island’s cherished 'ohi'a forests.
Ali Kawakita created NOCA?! to give a home to young people who were abused by their parents during their childhood. Working hard in farming or in crafts, they find their way to independence.
Saddled with traffic congestion and infrastructural erosion, can suburbia be retrofitted into a sustainable model of development and adapt to a post-oil world?
The primary obstacle to sustainable food security is an economic model and thought system, embodied in industrial agriculture, that views life in disassociated parts, obscuring the destructive impact this approach has on humans, natural resources, and the environment.