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“Germany’s Sunshine Daydream” by Bjørn Lomborg
“A Liter of Light” Aims to Illuminate 1 Million Homes With Plastic Solar Bottle Bulbs
10 Reasons to Become Self-Sufficient & 10 Ways to Get There | Wake Up World
10 ways to reduce carbon footprint
2. An introduction to Local Exchange Trading Systems
25 ways to enliven neighbourhood
40 ways to go greener at home …besides just recycling
5 Ways to Make Your Dollars Make Sense
A third say they will grow their own this summer
A Vision for Shareable Cities
Activist Post: The Criminalization Of The Localized Economy
After Rio, we know. Governments have given up on the planet
Alternative currencies and monetary systems
Amaranth: The Grain of the Future
Anonymous – #OpSeedBomb – Operation Seed Bomb
Arab countries need green economies rooted in science
Beautiful, simple, digital: making sustainability an everyday experience | Forum for the Future
Besieged by Climate Deniers, A Scientist Decides to Fight Back
Bristol launches its own currency
Building a Tiny Off-Grid Cabin in New Mexico
Can Britain farm itself
Carbon Map | Ideas | Feeding Ten Billion
Children: raising capable children
Chris Carlsson discusses Community Gardens
Cities – A Prepper’s Nightmare & Solutions
Cliamte change: A Fresh Look at How Humans Are Loading Climate ‘Dice
Climate change is worse than we thought
Climate coverage in the media 80% fall in last couple of years
Climate Emergency Action Plan
Climate factsheets
Collaborative Funding is the New Collaborative Consumption
COLLAPSE – Theatrical Movie Trailer
Collapse film – Michael Ruppert
Collapsing Cooling Towers
Community food growing is good business
Crisis of civilisation Full length feature film
Cycling: Chris Carlsson talks about cycling
Delhi Finally Bids Adieu to Plastic Bag
Detroit turns freeway into a river
Diggers and Dreamers – The Guide to Communal Living in Britain
Drive a Solar-Charged Electric Car, Save $263,000 On Fuel Over 50 Years?
Earth ‘will expire by 2050’
Earthships 101 part I
Endangered Languages Project
Energy Security For Whom? For What?
Energy: UK energy share scheme
Extraction economy photos and ted talk on extraction economy
F.R.E.E. free.. revolving
Film: Fixing the fiuture PBS documentary on resisilent communities
FIRST EARTH (1/12) – Uncompromising Ecological Architecture
Five renewable sources of energy for farmers in developing countries
Food figures need a pinch of salt
Food: Part 1: Our Diet – Leading to a Sustainable Future, Or Killing Our Planet? (Film)
Fossil Fuels: Greedy Lying Bastards film which exposes the fossil fuels industry
Free Energy Revolution for Freedom
French village Pince to hand out chickens to cut waste
Get on my land! New report shows thousands benefit from community farming
Global warming and the food you eat
Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math
Greedy Lying Bastards
Greeks ditch middleman to embrace ‘potato revolution’
Growing food in Detroit
Hemp as a food for the future
Higg boson and steady state economy
Home Grown Cuba
House made from reclaimed stuff
How bottles bring light to world’s poorest
How Can We Practice Sharing, Organizing, and Creating in Ways That Transform Ourselves, Our Communities, and the World?
How grain reserves affect food prices
How many acres doe it take to feed a person
How To Make Solar Panels From Scratch – Make Your Own Energy
How to Start a Tool Library in Your Community
Humanity needs to take ‘giant leap’
If the answer is “more trees, please” then you’re asking the wrong question…
In 14 and a half seconds, the sun provides as much energy to Earth as humanity uses in a day
In Fast-Track Technology, Hope For a Second Green Revolution
Indian agriculture maoving towards a more sustainable world
Indias massive solar panel plant
Infographic Sundays – American Food Consolidation – Let’s Eat Local!
Is Food the Last Thing to Worry About?
Is it Too Late for Sustainable Development?
It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest | TakePart – News, Culture, Video
It’s Time to Renounce Our Throwaway Ethic | Promoting Skillsharing | Learn Skills, share tools, save money and make gre
Justin Hall-Tipping: Freeing energy from the grid | Video on
Lammas Low Impact Living Introduction
Land grabs: Launch of the Pandora’s Box Report | Gaia Foundation
Lessons Learned from 9 Days Without Power | The Survival Mom™
LETS Local exchange and Trading Scheme explained
Life after the end of economic growth
Live Local Wish List |
Live Wind Energy Map Looks Like Living Van Gogh Painting
Living Without Money is an Act of Community
Looking Beyond Rio, Towards Degrowth | Post Growth Institute
Lucas Foglia pics | Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself
Make the best possible future
Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries
Mark Boyle Ted talk
Mayor turns car parking space into a park
Michael Cook of City Repair, Reclaiming Urban Spaces for Community Gathering Places
Monbiot on Uk energy bill
Money: Move Your Money out of major banks to Credit Unions and small, local banks! (film)
More than 1m employed in Europe’s green energy
Move Your Money UK
My Masonry Heater and Others
New York History: Wind Power Has A Long History in America
No Impact man blog
No-One Is Illegal – myth busting
Nuclear: Diplomacy Vs Activism: The Big Debate Around Nuclear Power
Oceans of garbage
Off Grid Living @ The Bank Of Ideas (film)
Off grid: fred eaglesmiths view
Off grid: The Simpsons to go off the grid for 500th episode | Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself
Oil shale extraction not good
Peak Oil in 2012? Saudi Arabia’s Oil Overestimated by 40%, Wikileaks Reveals
Peak oil: Ethical oil the puppet rap
Peak oil: Oil executive son’s powerful testimony at Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline joint review panel (film)
Peak oil: Understanding Peak Oil – PART 1 of 6 (film)
Peak stuff: the data
Perennial Polyculture Prevails over PeakOil
Planting the Seeds for Change (Film)
Podcast: Peter Harper on decarbonising the food system
Population – Americas aginging population – mike
Post capitalist society: Everything good that has happened in the last 30 years
Post petroluem Human: Michael Rupport
Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities
Revealed: How fossil fuel reserves match UN climate negotiating positions
Reversing climate change & desertification with holistic planned grazing
Review: “Was a Time When” by Sam Penny
Richard Heinberg talks about planning for peak oil 
Robert Newman’s History of Oil | Watch Free Documentary Online
Rushes from Greece — Potato Movement
Sacred demise of industrial civilisation
Samsø – the 100% renewable island
Seismic monitor
Shareable: Architectural Myopia: Designing for Industry, Not People
Shareable: How to Map Assets & Expose Real Wealth for Shared Futures
Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture
Simon Fairlie: Land Partnerships
Some Transition reflections on George Monbiot’s announcement that “we were wrong on peak oil” » Tran
STATE OF THE PLANET DECLARATION New Knowledge Towards Solutions
Sun- and Wind-Powered Lifeboat Becomes a Recording Studio
Sustainable Energy Roadmaps Report Shows How Billions Could Get Clean Energy
Suzanne Lee: Grow your own clothes | Video on
Tarsands:Naomi Klein Debunks Ethical Oil at Tar Sands Action 
Techno-Optimism: An Interview with Jason Silva
TEDxAmazônia – Chris Carlsson sobre nossas duas vidas – Nov.2010
TEDxO’Porto – Mark Boyle – The Moneyless Man
The “Potato Revolution”: Greeks Start Buying Potatoes Straight From Farmers
The big reset
The CEB Story – To Build a Village – Open Source Ecology
The missing link to renewable energy – ted talk
The New Climate Dice: Public Perception of Climate Change
The real hunger games: How banks gamble on food prices – and the poor lose out
The Seawater Foundation
The seed emergency: The threat to food and democracy
The Syders: Devon Family Living ‘off Grid’ and Facing Eviction!
The Top Sustainability Stories of 2012
There’s No Tomorrow
Thomas Pogge: Medicine for the 99 percent
Three ways robots can help us deal with environmental catastrophes
Top 10 Things We Take For Granted
Top 100 documentaries on sustainbility issues
Top 7 Eco-Driving Habits of Fuel Efficient Drivers – Infographic
Toward a New Bretton Woods and a Sustainable Civilization
Towards 21 hours | the new economics foundation
Transistion movement: In Transition 2.0 Trailer (film)
Transition feat. Michael C Ruppert (prod. by ADULTabuse)
Transparent solar panels developed 
UK greenhouse gas emissions down 7% in 2011
Urban Heat and Rural Heat – by Simon Fairlie » Transition Culture
Using food waste to run your car
Vandana Shiva: Indigenous Knowledge
Virtual SmartFarm
Water: Your daily dose of water
We are all ‘Climate Test Dummies’ now, providing data on how humans respond to extreme weather
We are not ants | a guide for the informed optimist
We can’t put a price on nature
We were wrong on peak oil. There’s enough to fry us all
What would happen if humans were to disappear tomorrow
What? America’s Poorest Towns Outlaw Economic Self-Improvement
Where’s the impact of a cotton t-shirt?
Why BBC’s Panorama got it wrong on Green Energy | Putting Growth In Its Place
Yourtopia – design your own utopia


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