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United Natures - a United Nations of all species

United Natures film release on mother earth rights, permaculture and environmental & spiritual philosophy with a stellar cast including, Dr. Vandana Shiva, David Holmgren, Starhawk, Father Bob Maguire, Cormac Cullinan, Dr. Helen Caldicott, Polly ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jun 18 2013 - 12:08pm - 2 comments

Toilets for a resilient lifestyle

Hi all!  I'd like to start a thread to discuss sustainable toilet solution.  Right now, many of us are dependent on public water and sewage systems for handling human waste, and that doesn't strike me as a good place to be when trying to ...

Forum topic - pinecarr - Jul 1 2012 - 4:54pm - 17 comments

An Open versus Closed Civilization

Here's a video series I recently created that might be of interest to the CM community: The Supreme Ordeal, an Open vs. Closed Civilization, is a three-act presentation describing the closed, dominator civilization that we've been living ...

Forum topic - trwiley - Jun 15 2012 - 2:45am - 4 comments

TED talk: Paul Gilding: The Earth is full

This video might serve as a very compelling intro to the Crash Course. This talk is accessible and engaging, then the Crash Course provides the supporting data and arguments. Quotes: “It takes a good crisis to get us going. When we feel fear ...

Forum topic - gmeader3 - May 2 2012 - 7:53pm - 1 comment

Redefining prosperity and the fallacy of growth

I'm an environmental writer and online publisher. I disovered Chris Marenson's work through a film by Dave Gardners called "Growthbusters"  I've read several books on our current economic model of infinite growth and have ...

Forum topic - tdsinfo - Apr 26 2012 - 7:00pm - 0 comments

Bioplastic: a viable alternative to plastics?

Does anyone here know anything about bioplastics and if they are a viable alternative to fossil fuel plastics?   Would peak phosphate negate something like bioplastic, which relies on plant bases? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioplastic ...

Forum topic - Ardaniels - Apr 24 2012 - 10:06am - 2 comments

Re-evaluate our priorities

I'm going to cross post this in the dungeon and in the public forums because I think the ideas discussed in the linked article are universal.  One of the conversants in this article, Paul Kingsnorth, claims to have been in the environmental ...

Forum topic - Doug - Apr 16 2012 - 4:01pm - 5 comments

TheOppressedPeople-new blog!

Please visit my blog, TheOppresedPeople.wordpress.com There is so much to do in such a short amount of time. We need to act NOW! Please bring your ideas and suggestions to the table, so that we can create a solution instead of continuing to be part of ...

Forum topic - EdwardTibolt - Feb 17 2012 - 12:32am - 0 comments

Math Question - "double exponential decay"

Trying to visualize a graphical way to think about peak resources' effect on the economy.  Up until now or very recently both are exponential growth functions. We know that the ultimate resource curve is normal with a peak and a decline that ...

Forum topic - PeakerSeeker - Jan 12 2012 - 6:00pm - 1 comment

European speakers on economic situation and the relation with sustainability

Dear all, Currently I'm looking for experienced European speakers/trend watchers that can tell the story about the relationship between the economic situation, peak oil and sustainability. Normally I am the speaker on these topics but since I ...

Forum topic - bertbruns - Oct 29 2011 - 3:07am - 0 comments

Where to search land for sale?

Hey all - I'm looking to search for land in the Northeast, both for getting a general sense of prices/availability and to find a single piece of property to eventually purchase. Any recommendations for sites or general approaches? Craigslist ...

Forum topic - PeakerSeeker - Oct 10 2011 - 3:42pm - 8 comments

Locally Available Biochar

Some of us may be interested to know that I discovered a local (Ashfield, western Mass) source for biochar. Current price is $20 for 15lbs, which includes a $5 bucket deposit.  Here is the contact information: Bear Meadow Apiary Nany and Rick ...

Forum topic - ikursat - Sep 12 2011 - 9:42am - 1 comment

Signs of Change

One Nation, Two Days, 40 Signs of Change http://www.youtube.com/user/signsofchangeconf The Signs of Change e-conference was held in November 2010, and gave individuals and businesses a chance to showcase their sustainable practices to ...

Forum topic - SusanKrumdieck - Aug 31 2011 - 1:13pm - 0 comments

Green Saves Money

There are specifi threads on specific topics, like canning, square foot gardening and permaculture, solar power, and woodburning stoves.  I thought we might all like to chip in on sustainable ways to save money tht do not quite fit into other ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Aug 31 2011 - 10:35am - 9 comments

Comet Elenin/Planet Nibiru, September 26

I have not seen anything in this forum regarding the coming brown dwarf star, nibiru or typhe. Are there any knowledgable astonomers or physicists who may comment on this? I am well aware of what NASA has been telling people. ...

Forum topic - bobert05 - Aug 29 2011 - 5:12pm - 1 comment

Post-Carbon Mold Control

In examining our home for vulnerabilities in a post-crash world, you need to think about your climate. If it gets hot and humid where you live, even part of the year, you need to think about dealing with mold (or, as the Brits spell it, mould). I ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Aug 5 2011 - 1:35pm - 2 comments

Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change and the Soul of the World.

David Holmgren, Michael C Ruppert, Michael Reynolds, John Seed, Vandana Shiva, Stephan Harding, Noam Chomsky, Permablitz and more. ANIMA MUNDI documentary available August www.animamundimovie.com Anima Mundi Trailers and Great Permi ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jul 18 2011 - 5:51am - 1 comment

The Political Economy of Distributism

Chris, I came across the website www.distributistreview.com which I found to be an extremely interesting site about Distributism that seems to have many of the same themes and tenants that you have described in The Crash Course and your ...

Forum topic - jungweam - Jun 30 2011 - 9:53am - 0 comments

New White House Rural Council

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/does-the-new-white-house-rural-council-uns-agenda-21/ While Americans were distrcted by a sex scandal involving Rep Anthony Wiener, this happened. It sounds nice in that the word "sustainability" is ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Jun 21 2011 - 6:59pm - 8 comments

Poor Kids

I've read and I've read, participating in many threads here in the past three years about what it is that is needed to be done about the future energy crunch and economic global default. Many have made broad-stroke generalisation' in how ...

Forum topic - Vanityfox451 - Jun 15 2012 - 2:57am - 10 comments