Isabel Packevicz

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Future-ready cities: Choosing where to live on a planet in crisis

Why the capacity and willingness to change trump everything.<p><i>Alex Steffen is a planetary futurist and creator of the books</i> Worldchanging <i>and</i> Carbon …

The clean energy economy is coming – and there's a lot to lose for those who can't keep up

Change is coming to the energy landscape. A transition to a new energy economy is happening. In a country like Australia – awash with energy both under and above the ground – this transition could be rapid and profound. There is a lot to lose for those who can’t keep pace.<p>Last month the government …

Clean Energy

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The Science Is In: Veganism Makes No Sense

‘I am worried,” writes Harvard geneticist David Reich in the New York Times, “that well-meaning people who deny the possibility of substantial …

Snoop Dogg
Agriculture

TRUMP: I was joking when I said the Chinese 'created' the concept of climate change

During the debate, Sanders said he couldn't imagine electing a president who believed that climate change is "a hoax invented by the Chinese." Sanders specifically cited Trump to make his point.<p>That was an apparent reference to a 2012 tweet by Trump, in which the real-estate mogul wrote, "The …

Donald Trump

How To Create A Complete Self-Sustaining Homestead On 1-Acre of Land

SHARING IS CARING!<p>If You Have the Passion, Here’s the Blueprint!<p>Homesteaders love life. Yes, the days are often long but they don’t have to wake up …

5 Ways Practicing Permaculture Has Changed My Life

<i>I’m unlearning impatience</i> that I developed through spending glued to my computer in the past. Instant gratification, immediate answers and intuitive …

Permaculture
University of Sheffield

The biological wonders of this miniature marvel could jump-start an agricultural revolution that saves the world from drought-ridden starvation

These microscopic invertebrates are capable of surviving the most extreme conditions you could dream up, including prolonged desiccation and near-100 percent water loss, freezing and boiling temperatures, intense ionising radiation, and the vacuum of outer space.<p>Scientists have discovered that to …

Biology
Clean Technology

This gas is worse for the climate than carbon dioxide — and it's leaking all over the place

Think of it as undoing in a matter of years what was 150 years in the making — a world economy based upon the burning of coal, oil, and natural gas to light our homes, propel our transportation, and produce the goods we consume.<p>A key element to weaning nations off of the dirtiest fossil fuel — coal …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Bizarre Reason Earth's Rotation Will Slow Down This Century

If you’ve had your fill of depressing predictions for the future, here’s one that is both fascinating and as innocuous as they come: as ice caps …

Art Basel: Holoscenes art installation calls for public to 'feel climate change in their guts' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A confronting art installation inspired by rising sea levels is making a splash at this year's Art Basel fair in Miami.<p>Art Basel is an international …

Climate

Earth has lost a third of arable land in past 40 years, scientists say

Experts point to damage caused by erosion and pollution, raising major concerns about degraded soil amid surging global demand for food<p>The world has lost a third of its arable land due to erosion or pollution in the past 40 years, with potentially disastrous consequences as global demand for food …

Farming
Climate