The Lost Right of Gleaning
Amazingly, it is sometimes a criminal act to retrieve food that has been thrown away.
Resilience Roundup - Dec 19
A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere
Climate: The Crisis and the Movement
The attraction of profit in the short-term overwhelms longer-term considerations, even for the most “enlightened” of businesspeople.
The Oil Price Crash of 2014
Oil prices have fallen by half since late June. Since it’s almost the end of the year, perhaps this is a good time to stop and ask why?
Divestment from Fossil Fuels: A Critical Appraisal
Divestment is strictly the selling up of all fossil fuel share holdings. However it is currently difficult to decide which fossil should have priority for this though gas is widely, though probably inaccurately, considered to be of less priority than the other fossil fuels, or even exempt from dives...
The True Cost of Food
For the past 12 months I’ve been taking a serious look at the reality of our modern food system and the impacts it has on our environment, our health and our communities. It was a sobering experience.
Neighbors helped this immigrant-owned dry cleaner in Boston go nontoxic-and stay in business
D?j? Vu All Over Again
Every square on the bingo card marked “economic debacle” has been filled in with a pen dipped in fracking fluid.
Peak Oil Notes - Dec 18
Most observers are saying the pause in the rapid decline in oil prices is mostly techincial and that lower prices still are expected.