Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

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17/06/2013
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How a New Sustainability Movement Is Conquering America, One Town at a Time

Practically, this means preparing towns to better survive sudden shortfalls of such necessities as food, oil, water or money. These preparations take many forms, some infrastructural—such as solar energy programs and local economic initiatives—others interpersonal, like the “heart and soul” groups that encourage people to help each other in times of need and open their minds to new solutions. Continue reading

17/06/2013
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Peak Water, Peak Oil…Now, Peak Soil?

“Soils are like a bank account. You should only draw out what you put in.” — Rattan Lal of Ohio State University
“Keeping and putting carbon in its rightful place” needs to be the mantra for humanity if we want to continue to eat, drink and combat global warming, concluded 200 researchers from more than 30 countries. Continue reading

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