To confront climate change we need an alternative economic model that emphasizes the local. This will come as a shock to many, but haven't the last 50 years of globalization also been a shock?
John Ikerd on how we cannot continue to grow at the rate we've been growing in past.
Joel Salatin outlines the key issues America faces as its citizens increasingly rely on concentrated animal feeding operations that require cheap energy in order to operate profitably.
Already, eighteen countries are overpumping their aquifers, and few realize that in the event of a crisis, the US food supply would run out in three days.
To confront climate change we need to completely restructure our economic system.
Many European countries have responded to the impending fuel crisis with taxes on energy, driving down consumption with higher prices. But the US hasn't followed their lead, and the consequences may be disastrous for our collective future.
We have to to fight back against the corporate capture of government because the companies profiting off our addiction to oil are doing everything in their power to keep us on our destructive course.
Climate change is happening and it's dangerous, so at this point, science deniers should have no say in the discussion.
To supply our demand for fuel, energy companies are searching for oil in more dangerous and expensive conditions, such as deep water.
The severe weather now reshaping how we live will only intensify if we ignore the damage we're doing to the planet.