THE END OF SUBURBIA

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.,

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Sustainability Toolkit: Environmental Models

The Green Changemakers

One Planet Communities (BioRegional Development Group) A set of sustainable communities worldwide. Rating Systems BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) (BRE Global) The most widely used environmental assessment method for buildings worldwide.

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Economic History in 10 Minutes

The Green Changemakers

Often they reported on the amazing generosity of people who seemed eager to share everything they owned despite having almost no material possessions and being officially listed by aid agencies as among the poorest people on the planet.

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The Sacred Demise of Industrial Civilization - PeakMoment.TV

The Green Changemakers

Farnish states that “It is possible to create a situation where civilization is left to crumble gradually, reducing the impact on humanity, and the sooner this is done, the less the global environment will be harmed. As fossil fuels deplete, all that will inevitably go away.

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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. At the same time, on top of all this, there is a growing global food crisis that is symptomatic of our predicament.

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Heinberg on Life Beyond Growth

The Green Changemakers

To survive and thrive for long, societies have to operate within the planet’s budget of sustainably extractable resources. In effect, we have to create a desirable “new normal” that fits the constraints imposed by depleting natural resources. By the year 2780 there would be 148 trillion humans on Earth—one person for each square meter of land on the planet’s surface. For example, if oil gets expensive enough, energy companies might start making liquid fuels from coal.

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