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The Future of Sustainability - A New Logic for A New Society

by: EJ on 10/28/2014

Today's post comes to us from Giles Hutchins, author of The Nature of Business: Redesign for Resilience.

What has become widely referred to as ‘Western civilisation’ has brought great technological advancement and social change over the millennia. Its underpinning scientific-philosophy is now the dominant paradigm in most parts of our world, …

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The Essential Guide to Energy Independence – Fully Revised and Updated

by: EJ on 10/27/2014

 The Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook:Your Complete Guide to Living Beyond the Grid with Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living has been around for over 30 years and is considered the bible for all things solar and sustainable.  It has even been referred to as "the desert island book"; the one book you would need to have if …

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Ten things we can do to take action on climate change

by: EJ on 10/03/2014

Dr. Lynne Quarmby, professor and chair at SFU’s department of molecular biology and biochemistry, addressed the People’s Climate March in Vancouver on September 21. This list of "10 things we can do" is taken from her speech which was originally posted on Common Ground and is reprinted here with permission.You can read the complete speech here …

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Making Both Ends Meat #Meatless Monday

by: EJ on 09/29/2014

Today's post is an excerpt from David Kennedy's newly released Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Home Grown Leaf Crops.  David examines the role meat plays in our society both past and present.  He then introduces leaf concentrate, a food that contains nearly 40% more protein by weight than a beef steak.  And to top it off, I have included …

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Hope, Hops and How to Forge a Sustainable Life Mother Earth News Fair, Seven Springs, PA, 12-14 Sept 2014

by: EJ on 09/23/2014

Today's blog comes to us from Rob West, Director of Collaborative Publishing and Special Sales, who reports back on his baptism by fire at his first Mother Earth News Fair. 

 

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