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(Part 1) Indigenous Oil – The Glass Bead Game. A Sussex Global Podcast Series

Episode 2 The Meaning of Climate Change 1st December, 2015 (Part 1) Indigenous Oil . Combining anecdotal experience of indigenous groups on the front line of Canada’s environmental conflict with academic research. Produced and directed by Will Hood. This episode explores the…

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World powers lead frenetic final push for climate accord

Le Bourget (France) (AFP) – World powers led a frenetic final push Friday to seal a UN accord aimed at averting catastrophic climate change, as sleep-deprived envoys battled in Paris over trillion-dollar disputes blocking a deal. The 195-nation conference in…

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FATAL EXTRACTION

Australia is a giant in African mining, but its vast — and in some cases deadly — footprint has never been examined. Australian-listed mining companies are linked to hundreds of deaths and alleged injustices which wouldn’t be tolerated in better-regulated…

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Future Goals and Options in NZ Land Management – A Transdisciplinary View

Great post by by Chris Perley Thoughtscapes – Reimagining A brief argument from some years ago to rethink land use in New Zealand “If we go through a list of some of the main problematiques that are defining the new…

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How Local Communities Are Dismantling Corporate Rule | EnergyFanatics.com

In the following three short videos, Peak Moment TV interviews community rights educator Paul Cienfuegos about effective ways to prevent big corporations from destroying local family farms and our freedom using the power of Natural Law and civil law. The…

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Our Renewable Future Post Carbon Institute

Or, What I’ve Learned in 12 Years Writing about Energy (7000 words, about 25 minutes reading time) Folks who pay attention to energy and climate issues are regularly treated to two competing depictions of society’s energy options.* On one hand,…

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Meet the Merchants of Doubt: The PR Firms Giving You Cancer, Causing Acid Rain and Killing the Planet – The Daily Beast

A new documentary, Merchants of Doubt, shows how you’re being lied to. Wei-Hock Soon doesn’t appear in the new documentary Merchants of Doubt, but he might as well be its poster child. That’s because director Robert Kenner’s film, which opens…

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Architecture of doom: DIY planning for global catastrophe.

The new survivalism.. In fact, something like the survivalist dream has become a compelling vision of sustainable future living. Environmental concerns, rising power prices, and the progress in alternative technologies have seen a growing number of people opting to disconnect…

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Access : A Path to Sustainable Energy by 2030 : Scientific American

A Path to Sustainable Energy by 2030 Scientific American 301, 58 – 65 (2009) doi:10.1038/scientificamerican1109-58 A Path to Sustainable Energy by 2030 Mark Z. Jacobson & Mark A. Delucchi KEY CONCEPTS Supplies of wind and solar energy on accessible land dwarf the…

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While You Were Getting Worked Up Over Oil Prices, This Just Happened to Solar – Bloomberg

Solar will be the world’s biggest single source of electricity by 2050, according to a recent estimate by the International Energy Agency. Currently, it’s responsible for just a fraction of one percent. Because of solar’s small market share today, no…

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