Richard Heinberg Jun 20, 2014
Those of us who have some grasp of the urgent dilemmas posed by climate change and peak oil face a terrible conundrum. The whole system of industrial civilization is moving toward … >>
Government is part of the problem and part of the solution, but that shouldn't be surprising because government is simply the means by which our communities make decisions — for good or for ill. Governments have power and resources, but they can also move very slowly. What are the best roles that government agencies and officials of all levels should play in confronting challenges as large as climate change, as complex as social justice, and as controversial as overpopulation?
David Orr looks at the history of the environmental movement and how we got to a system where "we have an economic model that doesn't calibrate with the way the world works".
David Orr begins at 1:02:50.
Interview by Adam Ramsey, Open Democracy Leading American climate change activist and founder of 350.org Bill McKibbon calls for environmentalists to get on the front foot ahead of his European … >>
Resilience is often understood simply as the ability to “bounce back” from a single disaster like a hurricane or earthquake. This survey commissioned by Post Carbon Institute found … >>
How do population, water, energy, food, and climate issues impact one another? What can we do to address one problem without making the others worse? The Post Carbon … >>