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Is Peer-to-Peer Energy the Next Big Sharing Thing?

By Guy James In Spain, solar panels are being taxed so that it is less financially viable to produce one’s own energy than it is to connect to the grid owned by the major electricity providers – no coincidence that … finish reading Is Peer-to-Peer Energy the Next Big Sharing Thing?

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Only Human? 14-16 November

By chrisfremantle “Picture after picture [by photographer Chris Jordan] depicts the decomposed bodies of albatross chicks – just bones, feathers, and a beak remaining, and in the middle of each, a multicolored pile of plastic and other debris: cigarette lighters, … finish reading Only Human? 14-16 November

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A Collapse of Time, Part I

By AvivaRahmani 49 leading environmental activists from all over the world convened at Cooper Union for a two-day Teach-In conference this weekend on Techno-Utopianism & the Fate of the Earth; why Technology will not Save the World, presented by the … finish reading A Collapse of Time, Part I

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Co-ops and Commons: Exciting Convergences in the UK

By David Bollier New Start magazine, a British magazine associated with the Manchester-based Centre for Local Economic Strategies, has just come out with a terrific issue (#525, October 2014) about co-operatives and commons. The essays focus on how “more democratic … finish reading Co-ops and Commons: Exciting Convergences in the UK

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Peadar Kirby in discussion with Michel Bauwens

By Kevin Flanagan Continuing our series from Open Everything we have today Professor Peadar Kirby, a resident of Cloughjordan Ecovillage in discussion with Michel Bauwens. If you are interested in other videos from this series see presentations by Peter Couchman … finish reading Peadar Kirby in discussion with Michel Bauwens

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