Keyword: post carbon

    American Exodus

    American Exodus

    Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival

    Some scientists predict the sea will rise 1.5 meters before 2100, but rapidly melting polar ice caps could make the real amount much higher. In the coming century, intensifying storms will batter our coasts, and droughts and heat events will be …

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    Green Wizardry

    Green Wizardry

    Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, And Other Hands-On Skills From the Appropriate Tech Toolkit

    Merlin, Gandalf, Voldemort - these well-known sorcerers from popular culture are famed for their amazing spells and spectacular magical powers. In ancient times however, a wizard was actually a freelance intellectual whose main stock in trade was …

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    The Five Stages of Collapse

    The Five Stages of Collapse

    Survivors' Toolkit

    In the face of political impotence, looming resource depletion, and catastrophic climate change, many of us have become reconciled to an uncertain future. However, popular perception of how this future might actually unfold varies wildly from "a …

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    In Transition 2.0

    In Transition 2.0

    In Transition 2.0 is an immersion into the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You'll hear about communities printing their own money, growing food everywhere, localizing their …

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    The KunstlerCast

    The KunstlerCast

    Conversations with James Howard Kunstler

    James Howard Kunstler has been described as “one of the most outrageous commentators on the American built environment”. An outspoken critic of suburban sprawl, Kunstler is often controversial and always provocative. The KunstlerCast is …

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    Reinventing Collapse

    Reinventing Collapse

    The Soviet Experience and American Prospects – Revised & Updated

    The United States is in steep decline. Plagued by runaway debt, a shrinking economy and environmental catastrophes to rival Chernobyl, the US has been retracing the trajectory of the Soviet Union in the early 1980's toward national bankruptcy and …

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    The Wealth of Nature

    The Wealth of Nature

    Economics as If Survival Mattered

    The Wealth of Nature proposes a new model of economics based on the integral value of ecology. Building on the foundations of E.F. Schumacher's revolutionary “economics as if people mattered”, this book examines the true cost of confusing …

    related subjects: Environment & Economy
    Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs

    Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs

    The Thrivalist's Guide to Life Without Oil

    In the latter half of the twentieth century, the percentage of the total American population living in suburbs grew to nearly 50 percent. Fossil fuels were cheap and plentiful, and car-dependent, energy-intensive lifestyles came hand-in-hand with …

    related subjects: Post Carbon Prep / Peak Oil