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Feb 2010 - Real Sustainability

Background | March 9, 2010 at 12:10

Cultural habits - like people - go through stages when they face death. Dr. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross described this process as the 'five stages of grief' - denial, anger, bargaining and depression, before the final acceptance of reality. In human...

May 2010 - Cars

Background | May 20, 2010 at 12:49

The Toyota hybrid with a stuck accelerator and no brakes is a sad icon of our age. Our modern industrial society remains stuck on growth and does not know how to stop. Like the runaway Toyota, we are headed for a crash. The car, however, is...

April 2010 - The car

Background | March 20, 2010 at 13:54

The Toyota hybrid with a stuck accelerator and no brakes is a sad icon of our age. Our modern industrial society remains stuck on growth and does not know how to stop. Like the runaway Toyota, we are headed for a crash. The car, however, is more...

Jan 2010 - The Amchitka Concert

Background | February 8, 2010 at 12:22

During the 1960s, art and politics merged into a full-spectrum cultural revolution - a liberation of music and poetry, political street theatre, socially-conscious films and novels. A fresh political awareness swept around the world; the women's...

March 2010 - Net energy

Background | March 20, 2010 at 13:54

As ecologists attempting to steer human civilisation back to a healthy relationship with the Earth, we benefit from understanding certain rules of nature, including the 'Net Energy' effect.

Dec 09 - Propaganda scuttles Copenhagen

Background | January 14, 2010 at 13:28

Car salesmen and burger tycoons have sabotaged the most important decision of our generation.

Nov 09 - Sustainability and Justice

Background | December 10, 2009 at 9:45

Most people I talk to support 'sustainability' and 'social justice' goals. Ecology teaches us that we need to frame these human aspirations in relation to the biological capacity of the Earth, the energy, and the resources that support our...

Deep Green Special #1: The Greenpeace Manifesto

Background | September 10, 2009 at 13:23

Readers have asked if there exists a Greenpeace founding manifesto of original aims and principles. The 'Greenpeace Declaration of Interdependence', published in our newspaper in 1976 is a candidate,but this statement appeared five years after...

Nov 08 - Atomic Renaissance Interrupted

Background | December 23, 2008 at 12:46

The nuclear industry has hitched a ride on the climate change bandwagon, proclaiming that nuclear power will solve the world's global warming and energy problems in one sweeping "nuclear renaissance."

Aug 08 - The Dispossessed

Background | November 4, 2008 at 14:39

In 1969, Marie Aimee took her two children for medical treatment, a six-day voyage across the Indian Ocean from their home on Diego Garcia island to Port Louis, Mauritius. Her husband, Dervillie Permal, stayed behind to work at a coconut oil...

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