Coronavirus: world treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UN

Ongoing destruction of nature will result in stream of animal diseases jumping to humans, says report. The […]

Why you should go animal-free: 18 arguments for eating meat debunked

Unpalatable as it may be for those wedded to producing and eating meat, the environmental and health […]

Racism Is Killing the Planet

The ideology of white supremacy leads the way toward disposable people and a disposable natural world. Last […]

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Educating Girls is More Effective in the Climate Emergency than many Green Technologies

Hydrogen powered superyachts and donations from billionaires often grab headlines in the fight against climate change. Whilst […]

Nobody takes the renewable energy transition seriously

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Despite all the demands from […]

The loss of nature and rise of pandemics

At the time of writing, the world is in the grips of a global pandemic the like […]

Impacts of Water Usage During Coronavirus Pandemic

The health of our environment affects industries across the board. One likely to be hit hard in […]

In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.

The coronavirus has pushed the coal industry to once-unthinkable lows, and the consequences for climate change are […]

How Empowering Women and Girls Can Help Stop Global Warming

If we really want to address climate change, we need to make gender equity a reality, says […]

A New Deal for Coronavirus Recovery

FDR’s New Deal offers a model for big, bold, Federal investments — yielding jobs, infrastructure, and hope. […]

Who is ‘us’? Thinking like North Americans in our pandemic response

Over the past two weeks, the United States and Mexico have clashed over the closing of Mexican […]

COVID-19 and the future of North American borders

The United States closed its borders with Canada and Mexico to all but “essential” traffic more than […]

Understanding Our Pandemic – Economy Predicament

The world’s number one problem today is that the world’s population is too large for its resource […]

The Fallacy of Endless Economic Growth

What economists around the world get wrong about the future. The idea that economic growth can continue […]


Only ecology-based economies can avoid future catastrophe

Much has been made of the brief respite in carbon emissions that coronavirus has given the world. […]

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America is Regressing into a Developing Nation for Most People

Note: In an effort to center New Economic Thinking in the discussion of the COVID-19 crisis, the […]

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Coronavirus and the Death of ‘Connectivity’

The Covid 19 pandemic is the second major crisis of globalization in a decade. The first was […]

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Comparative Resilience: 8 Principles for Post-COVID Reconstruction

This past weekend, a bright Georgetown undergraduate asked me how I squared my passion for localization with […]

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Sri Lanka hosts the First Asian Youth Assembly of La Via Campesina

Ahngama, Sri Lanka: The First Asian Continental Youth Assembly of La Via Campesina took place in Ahngama […]

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08 March 2020: La Via Campesina releases illustrations amplifying the voices and demands of rural women

On the occasion of the International Day of Women, La Via Campesina has launched a series of […]

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Protect the market access of small and medium-scale farmers and peasants in these difficult times: European Coordination Via Campesina (ECVC)

In the midst of the huge crisis that Europe and the entire world is experiencing because of […]

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Deep Restoration: from The Great Implosion to The Great Awakening

We are living in a time of exception. A time when the existing order is open to […]

Apocalypse Becomes the New Normal

We’re already in the early stages of climate crisis. The past week’s images from Australia have been […]

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Change resistance as the crux of the environmental sustainability problem

This paper seeks to help solve the global environmental sustainability problem by approaching it from a novel […]

Vaclav Smil: ‘Growth must end. Our economist friends don’t seem to realise that’

The scientist and author on his latest book – an epic, multidisciplinary analysis of growth – and […]