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Carbon Budget is Only Half as Big as Thought

Energy Bulletin - Thu, 2016-02-25 20:31

Climate scientists have bad news for governments, energy companies, motorists, passengers and citizens everywhere in the world...

How to Make Friends in the City: Grow Vegetables Together

Energy Bulletin - Thu, 2016-02-25 20:07

In East London’s Nomadic Community Garden, Bangladeshi families tend beds of eggplant, squash, and other seasonal vegetables alongside their non-Bangladeshi neighbors.

Organic Farming News Almost Too Good

Energy Bulletin - Thu, 2016-02-25 20:05

I attended the annual conference of the Ohio Ecological Food And Farm Association recently and as usual it really lifted my spirits

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update - Feb 25

Energy Bulletin - Thu, 2016-02-25 20:00

A midweek update. Oil prices have been steady for nearly two weeks now with New York futures trading within a dollar or so of $32 a barrel and London trading around $34.

The Decline and Fall of Hillary Clinton

Energy Bulletin - Thu, 2016-02-25 18:02

The last couple of weeks in American politics have offered an interesting confirmation of some of the main themes I’ve discussed on this blog.

Trading Greenbacks for Green Lawns

Energy Bulletin - Thu, 2016-02-25 03:55

What’s better than tearing out your water guzzling, time-consuming lawn and replacing it with more sustainable, more appropriate plants?

Critical Self-Reflection as a Path to Anti-Capitalism: The Degrowth-Movement

Energy Bulletin - Wed, 2016-02-24 23:10

Although growth-critique is currently in vogue and degrowth is mentioned favorably even by the pope in his most recent encyclical, there is as yet almost no scientific research on degrowth as a social movement.

Growing the Growers: Communication and Wellbeing on Farms

Energy Bulletin - Wed, 2016-02-24 22:31

The practical and economic challenges faced by those involved in farming are enormous. But just as important are the psychological and emotional ones, especially when working collaboratively within a group.

Divestment movements and common sense face threat from UK government ban

Energy Bulletin - Wed, 2016-02-24 21:38

Earlier this week, the British government announced a new Tory-led parliamentary measure that will inflict “severe penalties” onto local governments and public institutions that boycott goods and services on an “ethical” (as opposed to purely financial) basis, including divestment.

Why We Consume: Neural Design and Sustainability

Energy Bulletin - Wed, 2016-02-24 20:51

Exponential economic growth is rapidly destabilizing the biosphere.

Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in the Ground

Energy Bulletin - Wed, 2016-02-24 20:31

We have to keep 80 percent of the fossil-fuel reserves that we know about underground.

Invasion of Technology

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 23:56

Most people I know -- left or right, American or European, religious or not -- are different only in the brand of information provider they use, and all accept the information given to them as though it were real experience.

World Outside US and Canada Doesn’t Produce more Crude Oil than in 2005

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 22:41

After a delay of several months the US Energy Information Administration has published the latest international energy statistics for October 2015

The Promises and Perils of Global Economic Activism

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 22:35

The Rules is a worldwide network of activists working to transform the politico-economic structure undergirding global inequality.

Hub-to-school: Vermont Food Hubs and Schools Work Together to Drive Localization of the Food System

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 22:20

Food hubs and farm-to-school programs are essential mechanisms in increasing access to food produced locally and sustainably.

Queensland Land Clearing is Undermining Australia’s Environmental Progress

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 21:41

Land clearing has returned to Queensland in a big way.

In a Rhino, Everything

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 21:06

No one can logically persuade somebody to fall in love.

100% Renewable Energy: What We Can Do in 10 Years

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 20:16

Since the renewable energy revolution will require trading our currently dominant energy sources (fossil fuels) for alternative ones that have different characteristics, there are likely to be some hefty challenges along the way.

Forging Resilience on Common Ground

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 01:01

It is lambing season at Bodega Pastures ranch and we are headed out to the pastoral landscapes of ‘west county’ Sonoma to meet the shepherds, their flock, and the new lambs that call this ranch home.

The Psycho-Dynamics of the Financial Market

Energy Bulletin - Tue, 2016-02-23 00:03

Mental health problems and debt finance are strongly linked.

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