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Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change - headlines

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 21:19

What's in the latest IPCC report?

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King Coal Is Dying a Slow Death in America

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 11:34

In cities choked by pollution and a world coming to grips with the realities of climate change, what future does coal really have?

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The Catalytic Effect of Community-led Action

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 10:37

Transition groups and other local community-led initiatives play a key role in engaging with and mobilizing local communities.

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The Final Word on Food Banks?

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 10:29

Every week, in Britain and across the world, new food banks are opening their doors.

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How the marginal cost revolution is aiding the emergence of post-capitalist commons economics

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 10:13

“The capitalist era is passing… not quickly, but inevitably. A new economic paradigm — the Collaborative Commons — is rising in its wake that will transform our way of life."

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The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:45

Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world’s biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it.

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IPCC Discovers Infographics – Communicates Climate Change

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 08:57

Working Group II put out their state of the climate for AR5 this March and finally worked out how to communicate climate change.

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Peak Oil Review - Apr 14

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 08:55

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Ukraine, China, Quote of the Week, The Briefs

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Did crude oil production actually peak in 2005?

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 15:49
Haven't we been hearing from the oil industry and from government and international agencies that worldwide oil production has been increasing in the last several years? The answer, of course, is yes. But, the deeper question is whether this assertion is actually correct.
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Talking Energy Reality

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 13:09

Read on to learn about Leslie Moyer’s work with artists and energy, the undeserved un-sexiness of energy conservation and a particularly mind-blowing uphill car ride.

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Fracking politics - headlines

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 12:33

•Why US fracking companies are licking their lips over Ukraine •Putin tells Europe Ukraine gas debt 'critical', transit threatened •Cheniere cheif plays down US gas claims •The Absurdity of US Natural Gas Exports •Everyone's getting excited about US oil independence. Not so fast. •Russia's South Stream pipeline in deep freeze as EU tightens sanctions noose

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Where is the Protest?

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 10:48

Yes, we’re nice people, and yes we have been sapped of our energy. But the main reasons we’re not protesting are deeper and must be targeted directly.

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A Remedy for Nature Deficit Disorder

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 10:40

Our youth have little opportunity to bond with nature. Bombarded with technology that, sadly, discourages outdoor activities, they need encouragement and assistance getting outside.

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Joy Carey explains Bristol's progressive food culture

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 10:32

Bristol is the first UK city to have its own Food Policy Council. Joy Carey gives us some background on Bristol’s progressive food culture and the Bristol Good Food Plan.

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Why Green Growth Won’t Transform the Economy

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 10:10

In discussions of the future of economic growth, ‘business as usual’ is not an option.

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The impact we're having: Nicola Vernon of Transition Town Greyton

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 09:49

Our mantra is ‘Hands-on, heart engaged’. Whatever we do, it’s interactive or it just doesn’t take.

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The Tale of Two Sharing Cities: Part One

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 09:47

As the old saying goes, “God created the earth, but the Dutch created the Netherlands.” While the European masses were serfs in the feudal system, land ownership was relatively common in the low countries. That’s because much of the land was drained of the sea by ordinary people, and they owned what the drained.

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Making the most of climate change?

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 11:35

Those who follow climate change in the news will know that the latest IPCC report on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability to climate change does not paint a very rosy picture.

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IYFF:Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Initiative promotes community-based tribal food system development

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 10:27

The Muckleshoot Tribe, along with a number of other Puget Sound tribes in Washington, have established a Food Sovereignty Project that has launched about 50 local tribal food system projects within its two year premier.

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The Commons and the Legal Left at Harvard Law School

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 10:06

Can the boundary-bursting categories of the commons penetrate the mighty citadel of Harvard Law School and its entrenched ways of thinking about property, markets and law?

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