Party Like Its 1929!

Could You Get By, Like Your Grandparents Did Back In 1929 When Their Jobs and Savings Evaporated? When the stock market crashed in 1929, most Americans saw the value of their investments evaporate overnight, and then watched helplessly as their cash disappeared in a seemingly endless stream of bank closings. During the Great Depression, few […]

Ten Things You Can Do for the Earth

By Matthew Stein, P.E., Author of When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance and Planetary Survival, ISBN #978-1933392837, published by Chelsea Green Publishing, White River Junction, VT (800) 639-4099  Ten Things You Can Do for the Earth  Reduce: Conscientiously conserving, recycling, and reusing resources and products will help to slow the process of planetary degradation. There is […]

12 Tips for the Sustainability Shift

These days, most people sense that our world is off balance and that we are sliding steadily towards some dark abyss. It can be hard to keep a cheerful positive outlook when you consider just these three signs of trouble: Recent record high oil prices may be just the beginning of never-ending price escalations as […]

Making the Shift to Sustainability‎

If we consider “Plan A” to be business as usual, which is currently consuming, depleting, and poisoning the natural systems that maintain life on Earth, then we might call a sustainable alternative “Plan B”. It has been estimated that a viable Plan B could be implemented by diverting just 1/6th of the world’s current military expenditures to supporting and implementing the sweeping changes needed to shift our world’s course from collapse to sustainability. There is no single “right way” to implement Plan B, but the following would go a long way towards insuring that we and our children will have a world worth living in...(click to read)