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Independence Days (EPUB)

Independence Days (EPUB)

A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage and Preservation

Hard times aren't just coming, they are here already. The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to being poor, and from poor to hungry. At the same time, the idea of eating locally is shifting from …

related subjects: Resilience
Independence Days (PDF)

Independence Days (PDF)

A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage and Preservation

Hard times aren't just coming, they are here already. The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to being poor, and from poor to hungry. At the same time, the idea of eating locally is shifting from …

related subjects: Resilience
The Long Descent

The Long Descent

A User's Guide to the End of the Industrial Age

Americans are expressing deep concern about US dependence on petroleum, rising energy prices and the threat of climate change. Unlike the energy crisis of the 1970s, however, there is a lurking fear that, now, the times are different and the crisis …

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Depletion & Abundance

Depletion & Abundance

Life on the New Home Front

Climate change, peak oil and economic instability aren't just future social problems -- they jeopardize our homes and families right now. Our once-abundant food supply is being threatened by toxic chemical agriculture, rising food prices and crop …

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Small is Possible

Small is Possible

Life in a Local Economy

In an era when incomprehensibly complex issues like Peak Oil and Climate Change dominate headlines, practical solutions at a local level can seem somehow inadequate.

In response, Lyle Estill's Small is Possible introduces us to "hometown security," …

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The Power of Community

The Power of Community

How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half and food imports cut by 80 percent, people were desperate. This fascinating and empowering film shows how communities pulled …

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The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook

The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook

Recipes for Changing Times

Over the coming years we will need to move from a global culture addicted to cheap, abundant petroleum to a culture of compelled conservation, whether through government directive or market forces. The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook

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Powerdown

Powerdown

Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World

If the US continues with current policies, the next decades will be marked by war, economic collapse, and environmental catastrophe. Resource depletion and population pressures are about to catch up with us, and no one is prepared. The political …

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