Monthly Archives: February 2013

Buen vivir: the social philosophy inspiring movements in South America

Eduardo Gudynas, a leading scholar on buen vivir, talks to Oliver Balch about the limits of capitalism, consuming less and developing a sense of the collective. http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/blog/buen–vivir-philosophy-south-america-eduardo-gudynas

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Ontario’s tar sands problems

Enzo Di Matteo, Now Magazine, Toronto, If you haven’t heard, the tar sands are in trouble. There’s fear in the oil patch. Turns out those rosy predictions that riches would flow forever from the fountains of crude aren’t panning out. … Continue reading

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Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Gift and Society in the Age of Transition.

Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Gift and Society in the Age of Transition. An evening with Transition. An evening with Charles Eisenstein Charles Eisenstein Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal H3A … Continue reading

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Living off-the-grid is possible, but it’s not enough to fix climate change

Ted Trainer 29 January 2013 Isn’t downshifting to less consuming lifestyles the way to solve the greenhouse problem? Emphatically, no it isn’t. It’s part of the solution but not the main part. If you want to fix the climate, developing … Continue reading

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