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Iceberg economies and shadow selves

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As 2010 ends, what really interests me aren’t the corrosions and failures of this system, but the way another system, another invisible hand, is always at work in what you could think of as the great, ongoing, Manichean arm-wrestling match that k…
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Post carbon politics Part II: The train of ancient and venerable prejudices

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But this post-peak oil revolution in expectations will not begin with any of our mainstream political parties, nor even according to familiar political values. With only minor differences about how the spoils of the oil age might be dispersed, cutting …
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Post carbon politics Part II: The train of ancient and venerable prejudices

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But this post-peak oil revolution in expectations will not begin with any of our mainstream political parties, nor even according to familiar political values. With only minor differences about how the spoils of the oil age might be dispersed, cutting …
Categories: General

Post carbon politics Part II: The train of ancient and venerable prejudices

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But this post-peak oil revolution in expectations will not begin with any of our mainstream political parties, nor even according to familiar political values. With only minor differences about how the spoils of the oil age might be dispersed, cutting …
Categories: General

Post carbon politics Part II: The train of ancient and venerable prejudices

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But this post-peak oil revolution in expectations will not begin with any of our mainstream political parties, nor even according to familiar political values. With only minor differences about how the spoils of the oil age might be dispersed, cutting …
Categories: General

Slavery and climate change: Lessons to be learned

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Self-restraint clearly failed to abolish slavery in the American South—nothing else bar a war did. But the future is not written, and we can learn from our mistakes. History suggests that the negotiators in Cancun should thus push for incremental …
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Slavery and climate change: Lessons to be learned

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Self-restraint clearly failed to abolish slavery in the American South—nothing else bar a war did. But the future is not written, and we can learn from our mistakes. History suggests that the negotiators in Cancun should thus push for incremental …
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Will 2011 be a rerun of 2008?

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We all remember the oil price run-up (and run back down) of 2008. Now, with prices similar to where they were in the fall of 2007, the question quite naturally arises as to whether we are headed for another similar scenario.
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Ingredients of Transition: Strategic local infrastructure

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The infrastructure required for a more localised and resilient future, the energy systems, the mills, the food systems and the abbatoirs, has been largely ripped out over the past 50 years as oil made it cheaper to work on an ever-increasingly large sc…
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Biofuels and biomass – Dec 16

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-Using Waste, Swedish City Cuts Its Fossil Fuel Use-Africa mulls biofuels as land grab fears grow-Biomass – a burning issue-EU plans to tackle unwanted impacts of biofuels-Cornell to develop algal biofuels
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