Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:48:00 GMT(image)
The Gwich'in people of Alaska and Northern Canada have fought for three decades to protect the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil drilling and other threats.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:31:00 GMT(image)
The election of America’s most prominently parasitic and malicious real estate capitalist to Chief Executive says “this is what happens, Larry.”
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:54:00 GMT(image) Here are just a few things that have shifted in our world because of the extraordinary Native-led uprising at Standing Rock.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:25:41 GMT(image)
Having a hard time imagining what 100,000 pounds of carbon dioxide actually looks like?
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:15:00 GMT(image)
In 1986, at the age of 26, Chuck Collins, the great-grandson of meatpacking giant Oscar Mayer, gave away his trust fund.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:59:00 GMT(image)
How different would the world be if the grace and poise shown at Standing Rock were to influence our wider political culture? Very different.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:48:00 GMT(image)
2016 will be remembered as the year Donald Trump—a wealthy, narcissistic political novice with a strong authoritarian bent—was elected president of the United States after campaigning against economic globalization.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:40:00 GMT(image)
Yes, there has been a major electoral upheaval, and it seems there are many confused people out there working under some pretty strange assumptions. But no, this isn’t as much of a shift as it may seem.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:44:00 GMT(image)
In Nova Scotia, minority and low-income communities are disproportionately located near degraded environments. An ongoing research project raises awareness of the issue, while also mobilizing affected residents to action.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:41:00 GMT(image)
If we were to consider the recent election and its aftermath as a dry run or a sort of stress-test for the way the more liberal half of America will respond to the emerging climate crisis, the outlook is mixed, at best.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:04:00 GMT(image)
For seniors who want to age in a supportive community environment, cohousing is an exciting alternative to traditional options such as retirement homes and assisted living centers.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:31:00 GMT(image)
This morning, the water flows a little easier in the Cannonball River.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:15:27 GMT(image)
Why are we failing at communicating the danger of climate change?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:58:00 GMT(image)
In which we review ‘Qu’est-ce qu’on attend?‘, Marie-Monique Robin’s wonderful new film about Transition in the village of Ungersheim.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:27:00 GMT(image)
Whither Earthland? The only certainty about the future is surprise, the one constant change
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:50:00 GMT(image)
...I want to broach some wider energy-related issues with the help of two acquaintances of this site, before narrowing the scope to agricultural energy in a future post.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:14:00 GMT(image)
The 'Great Acceleration' of economic activity in the past 60 years has led to a series of interlocking crises. Here's why a Great Deceleration is necessary for us "to live again with affection and beauty on this earth."
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:43:00 GMT(image)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has defied history.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:30:00 GMT(image)
In a country where politicians and other civic leaders constantly tell us that "every vote counts," we are about to see that not every vote does count.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:49:00 GMT(image)
It's hard to convey what the sharing movement is about without describing how it looks in practice.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:22 GMT(image)
I was able to interview Sofia Jannok to explore the connection between her music, the decolonisation of Sámi Indigenous land and of Europe, and the necessity of Indigenous rights and Indigenous peoples’ perspectives for all of humanity.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:57:01 GMT(image)
The information society promises to dematerialise society and make it more sustainable, but modern office and knowledge work has itself become a large and rapidly growing consumer of energy and other resources.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:10:00 GMT(image)
State representative Joyce McCreight never thought she would run for office.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:18:00 GMT(image)
I am moving slowly and deliberately and thinking about the world we need to build together, on a much larger scale.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:13:36 GMT(image)
Standing Rock is an unpredicted history lesson for all of us.