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Building a Sustainable Home/Property

Hi Everyone, I've been doing research on building a "Farmhouse" if I can find the right land and wanted to pass along a website that does modular construction in a factory but is really attractive construction and you get price ...

Discussion - Algonquin - May 20 2015 - 4:15pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Great Visualization Of Declining US Oil Rig Count

We've all read about the blow lower oil prices is dealing to the US shale industry, the jobs and supply 'miracle' that was destined to make America energy-independent. But what impact exactly are these lower prices having? ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Apr 14 2015 - 12:01am - 9 comments - 0 attachments

How rooftop solar can prevent the apocalypse

Here's an article explaining the dangers of a takedown of the US electrical grid and how a distributed national network of rooftop solar installations would offer one of the best defenses against such a dire scenario. The article also details the ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Mar 30 2015 - 3:34pm - 29 comments - 0 attachments

Buffett dumps Exxon-Mobil

I haven't seen this discussed yet. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-17/berkshire-cuts-exxon-m... Is seems counter to his "buy solid dividend companies and hold" policy. Is he changing his view on energy or is ...

Discussion - Dante - Feb 19 2015 - 1:20pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Geoff Lawton's 2015 Online Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course

I am currently in my second week of taking Geoff Lawton's online PDC, and it is literally blowing my mind so far.  This is not my first exposure to a PDC -- I took an on-site one locally in 2012, and it was definitely a valuable experience.  But ...

Discussion - CAH - Feb 18 2015 - 11:26am - 11 comments - 0 attachments

Review on: Marin Katusa: “The Colder War”

Review on:  Marin Katusa: “The Colder War” (2014)   Transparent fiction, December 25, 2014 By  Aaron C. Brown This review is from: The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America's Grasp (Hardcover) ...

Discussion - Arthur2014 - Feb 9 2015 - 9:22am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Shale Update from the Bakken - Completions down 73% m/m

North Dakota's Department of Mineral Resources released their monthly production statistical update today.  To me, the biggest news was that well completions were down 73% - October saw 146 wells completed, and November saw only 39 wells completed. ...

Discussion - davefairtex - Jan 15 2015 - 4:55pm - 9 comments - 0 attachments

Expats and the Uprooted

This group is for the uprooted, the expatriots, the unemployed, single or homeless and for those who would help us in our efforts to become resilient. All of us will have to face the realities of failing markets at the same time, but we are not all ...

Group - Pinkie B - Dec 29 2014 - 12:17am - 0 comments

Gallatin County Montana Preppers

Bringing like minded neighbors together in Gallatin County Montana A Prepping Homestead ...

Group - APreppingHomestead - Sep 30 2014 - 12:40pm - 0 comments

Malaysia Peak Prosperity

To share, support and inspire our profound experiences for like minded individuals. (agriculture, Chris Martenson, community, energy, event, farming, food, food ...

Group - Ian Siow - Jul 20 2014 - 2:07pm - 0 comments

Peak Prosperity in the Mitten

We invite preparedness-minded people in Michigan to join us for discussion and sharing. We seek to apply Peak Prosperity principles, news and information to our region. Let's see what happens and where interested families can work together in ...

Group - Jodi Stanley - Jun 29 2014 - 9:51pm - 0 comments

DIY solar ... or else the solar installer is going to reap the profits....

Just bought 30- 215 watt panels for 5200 dollars...   for myself..  6 kw inverter for about 3K...   Get a quote from the solar installer ...PM me the quote sheet ... and I'll show you how to shave about 40 per cent off the cost off his ...

Discussion - hydrodog - Mar 21 2014 - 5:32am - 13 comments - 0 attachments

Hydro-electric plant 500KW FSBO.....

I'm will to talk to anyone who wants to do a hydro or solar....   pick the brain of someone who has done it.... That said ... I no longer want to be in New England .... I've already started my relocation ....  but I have a house and this ...

Discussion - hydrodog - Mar 19 2014 - 4:15am - 15 comments - 0 attachments

Greater Albuquerque Resiliency

A group based in the greater Albuquerque area to discuss and live in resiliency. (agriculture, community + resilience + Security + alternative power + permaculture + ...

Group - daimyo - Dec 18 2013 - 10:47am - 0 comments

Poodwaddle World Clock

There's a very cool meter from Poodwaddle that keeps measurement of many of the biggest world trends. It's a real-time counter, which adds an element of urgency that static numbers just don't do. (hat tip to user howland for ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Dec 6 2013 - 7:34pm - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Foothill Coalition for Self Reliance

A community dedicated to the principles of sustainable living, self reliance and well being through education and collaboration. Our goals are: Developing a thriving local agriculture Revitalizing community involvement Support and use ...

Group - ckessel - Oct 18 2013 - 12:49am - 0 comments

Washington, DC Resiliency Group

An information-sharing forum to foster a resilient community in the Greater Washington, DC Region.  (agriculture, alarm system, burglary, capitol, chickens, Chris ...

Group - KatieLoovis - Oct 14 2013 - 5:00pm - 0 comments

Nicole Foss of the Automatic Earth to speak in Portland Thursday, October 10th

Nicole Foss has been my friend for several years, and when she has an opportunity to visit in Portland I usually try to set up an event where she can give a presentation.  In case you've never heard of her, she's a big-picture thinker who ...

Event - rototillerman - Sep 28 2013 - 11:15am - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Peak Prosperity Book Club

This thread is for people who are interested in participating in discussions on a particular book, in a basic book club style.  PP book club proposal Dear PPers, Recently I approached Jan (westcoastjan) and asked her if she'd be ...

Discussion - HughK - Sep 24 2013 - 3:27pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

South Charlotte NC

We are interested in starting a group with like minded people and meeting occasionally to share ideas and resources as we learn how to live a more resilient life together.  ...

Group - jberryhill - Sep 16 2013 - 11:17am - 0 comments