Why does anyone even care about the future?
Some say we humans deeply discount the future--which is just a way of claiming that we care less and less about the effect our actions have on the future, the more distant that future is. But I would say that we don''t discount the future so much as we continuously reimagine it to suit our purposes.
Beekeeping Takes Flight at Sea-Tac Airport
Raising bees around Seattle’s Sea-Tac airport.
Poverty Is Not Inevitable: What We Can Do Now to Turn Things Around
Inequality and poverty are suddenly hot topics, not only in the United States but also across the globe.
Understanding Economies of Scale
And again I come back to my central (but evolving) thesis: permaculture is failing because we are only practicing one part of it effectively.
People''s Climate March - I March for 2050 Kids
I''m marching for the kids of 2050.
An open letter to George Monbiot
Influenced by the ideas of Allan Savory and other advocates of holistic grazing, I have been introducing the basic principles of this approach into my grazing management over the last few years.
Energy Crunch: [redacted]
The government’s case for shale looked increasingly shaky last week as a draft Defra report on the potential impact of fracking in rural areas was released with most crucial information simply removed.
Giant Mats of Green Slime in Lake Erie Signal a Need for New Economic Approaches to Pollution
So, what is the link between this latest water pollution debacle, economic growth, and a true-cost economy?
Tar sands, trade rules and the gutting of human rights for corporate profit
A new report released today from IATP takes an in-depth look at how tar sands have developed from an unconventional, inefficient energy source to the spotlight of the corporate agenda as conventional oil supplies dwindle.