The Green Changemakers

Oil Depletion and the Collapse of The American Dream. EDITOR'S NOTE: Following is a review of the documentary film "The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream" (The Electric Wallpaper Co.,


Green (Living) Review

SEBASTOPOL, CA, March 2009 : Transition US , set up informally in May 2008 by co-founders Jennifer Gray and Pamela Gray, has now become official. Transition Initiatives are locally based groups working to equip their communities with the tools they need to build resilience in the face of fossil fuel depletion, climate change and the economic crises.

Economic History in 10 Minutes

The Green Changemakers

As society dramatically simplifies itself in the wake of fossil fuel depletion, will we revert to some form of gift economy? So far, the record year for world crude production was 2005, and the record month was July 2008.

The Local Food and Farming Revolution

The Green Changemakers

We must end our dependence on fossil fuels, chemical fertilizers, and mechanization in our food production. In 2008, we witnessed 40,000 people show up at the Miller Farm by Platteville when they opened their fields for gleaning.

Heinberg on Life Beyond Growth

The Green Changemakers

From Post Carbon Institute) In 2008 the U.S. The economic crisis that began in 2008 was both foreseeable and inevitable, and that it marks a permanent, fundamental break from past decades—a period in which economists adopted the unrealistic view that perpetual economic growth is necessary and also possible to achieve. In effect, we have to create a desirable “new normal” that fits the constraints imposed by depleting natural resources. A fabulous piece by Richard Heinberg.