Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:48:00 GMT(image)
In the Transition spirit, I began refurbishing laptops myself, converting our dining room table into a workshop. Extending the life of a computer saves 5 to 20 times more energy than recycling it.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:16:00 GMT(image)
Naomi Klein: “We are told that selfishness and short-sightedness is part of human nature, which prevents us acting. This is not true and it steers us away from an analysis of our [capitalist] system. In fact, the fight for survival is human nature.”
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:20:00 GMT(image)
In the melodrama that passes for the U.S. presidential campaign, Donald Trump got practically all the post-debate headlines last week. But what both candidates agreed on should be far more troubling. And yet, it elicits nothing more than a yawn these days in political discourse.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 GMT(image)
Before the Flood, a new feature-length documentary presented and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, is released in cinemas tomorrow.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:07:30 GMT(image)
On the voyage from corporate life at Williams-Sonoma to the running of a 210 acre ranch with over 100 animals, Kelli has developed a different kind of eye along the way; the eye of the stockwoman.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:36:00 GMT(image)
Is the Scottish government truly sparking a revolution through land reform?
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:47:00 GMT(image)
There’s something dishevelled and unsettling about poetry.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:15:53 GMT(image)
Avoiding societal collapse means building bridges between science and the rest of the world.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:03:00 GMT(image)
In an ominous sign for press freedom, documentary filmmaker and journalist Deia Schlosberg was arrested and charged with felonies carrying a whopping maximum sentence of up to 45 years in prison—simply for reporting on the ongoing Indigenous protests against fossil fuel infrastructure.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:32:00 GMT(image)
From Standing Rock Reservation to the Florida Everglades, 2016 has been an unprecedented year in people’s resistance to the fossil fuel economy.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:39:00 GMT(image)
We think of the world we live in as static and linear rather than dynamic and nonlinear. That has given us a false sense that things move gradually and predictably in our world, the same false sense that led to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:57:00 GMT(image)
Looking for a ray of sunshine amidst seemingly endless news of the warming planet, global biodiversity loss, or ongoing war?
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:38:00 GMT(image)
Does the concept of a living planet uplift and inspire you, or is it a disturbing example of woo-woo nonsense that distracts us from practical, science-based policies?
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:19:00 GMT(image)
In a detailed 10-page letter, B.C. economist Robyn Allan has warned Jim Carr, minister of Natural Resources, that the memo’s conclusions are “unreliable and yet, based on recent public statements, you have adopted them to conclude new pipelines, such as Trans Mountain’s expansion, are necessary.”
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:52:00 GMT(image)
There is no single extremely viable change we could make in our lives to combat fossil fuel consumption (and thus climate change) than ditching film and television.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:00:00 GMT(image) A crude oil pipeline operated by Trilogy Energy Corp has released an unknown volume of oil emulsion, a mixture of oil and produced water, into surrounding marshland, according to the Alberta Energy Regulator.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:45:00 GMT(image)
Planet Earth, our habitat, is in dire straits And our world is suffering from various crises, conflicts and problems. There is hardly any sign that something is seriously being done to solve these problems.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:51:00 GMT(image)
A U.S. federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe late Sunday evening and denied its request for an emergency injunction against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:10:00 GMT(image)
A megadrought spanning several decades could be almost certain to hit the American Southwest this century if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, a new study say
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:19:00 GMT(image)
A review of Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence –a Dancing Star Foundation book by Michael Charles Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:54:00 GMT(image)
There is no doubt in my mind that this front in the epic struggle for global climate justice – and so much more – will be recognized in the future as a crucial epicenter, a ground zero, of our movement...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:38:00 GMT(image)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency calls nutrient pollution the “single greatest challenge to our nation’s water quality.” Rising concentrations of nitrogen and phosphorus in waterways, the agency reports, are a significant threat to human health, ecosystems, and local economies.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:40:00 GMT(image)
There’s more than one way to support ecological conservation.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:48:00 GMT(image)
Ten months ago, the United States told the world it was ready to do something about climate change. Enough talk. Time to act.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 07:39:16 GMT(image)
Over the last century, humans have littered the oceans with plastic, pumped CO2 into the air and raked fertilisers across the land. The impact of our species is so severe and so enduring that the current geological time period could soon be declared the “Anthropocene”.