Tom Whipple Dec 13, 2012
The Association for the Study of Peak Oil recently held its annual conference down in Austin, Texas. The venue for the meeting was right across the street from the University of Texas football … >>
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ENERGY offers not only a deep critique of the current system but a hopeful vision for a future energy economy, in which resilience, health, beauty, biodiversity, and durability—not incessant growth—are the organizing principles. ... >>
The Cienega de Santa Clara is an area of Delta wetlands sustained by agricultural drainage crossing into Mexico from the United States. The beautiful Cienega is a reminder … >>