25 Apr '11, 8am

My chestnut seedlings don't know the economy is about to collapse ...: The industrial economy is as fragile as a...

“...[N]one of the structural or fundamental elements that sparked the first round of [economic] difficulty have been addressed. There is still too much debt (only now parked over on public and central bank balance sheets), energy is still depleting, and the cash demands of existing claims on wealth continue to expand exponentially even as the engines of wealth production are coughing and sputtering. ...Taken all together, the signs I am reading suggest that the next break in the markets and/or financial system is drawing near.” -- Chris Martenson, www.chrismartenson.com “And it’s a hard, it’s a hard, it’s a hard, and it’s a hard -- It’s a hard rain’s a-gonna fall.” -- Bob Dylan Note from author: It’s a weird time right now, no? Everybody with their head not lodged firmly in their posterior knows the whole thing’s going down. How could it not? The industrial economy is as f...

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How the bicycle economy can help us beat the en...

grist.org 25 Apr '11, 2pm

This is the fifth column in a series focusing on the economics of bicycling. Libya . Bahrain . Iraq . Afghanistan . Canada...

Do We Need a Better Name for the 'Green Economy'?

Do We Need a Better Name for the 'Green Economy'?

greenbiz.com 27 Apr '11, 1pm

It was with particular interest that I took in a Board of Trade presentation on the state of British Columbia's green econ...

What you need to know about the new program for...

mnn.com 25 Apr '11, 5pm

Homeowners can now get a government loan to green up their homes, but be warned: this route isn’t for everyone. The Depart...

The collapse of the 'key assumptions' that supported #sprawl: #smartgrowth #urbanplanning #urbanism

The collapse of the 'key assumptions' that supp...

switchboard.nrdc.org 25 Apr '11, 12pm

For today’s entry I am happy to return to Washington Post commentator Roger Lewis, whose April 23 column analyzed market f...

2010 extreme weather cost lives, health, economy

climateprogress.org 29 Apr '11, 4pm

The data in the tables and graphs of this report come from the National Climatic Data Center’s Storm Database, which allow...

Lester Brown on a global green economy: ‘Let no man say it cannot be done’

Lester Brown on a global green economy: ‘Let no...

grist.org 19 Apr '11, 9pm

America was able to convert from a peacetime to a wartime economy at a stunning speed. We need an economy for the 21st cen...

12 foods that are bad for the planet: You know ...

mnn.com 25 Apr '11, 4pm

You know what foods are bad for you, and you know you should eat them in moderation to stay healthy. However, there are al...

Did You Know There\'s Some Wood in Your Food?:

Did You Know There\'s Some Wood in Your Food?:

care2.com 07 May '11, 4am

All this so called modern technology is killing alot of americans, overall just look at the times before and directly afte...