Sustainability Toolkit: Environmental Models

The Green Changemakers

It covers the design process, construction activities within the work zone, materials hauling activities, and production of concrete and asphalt. It takes you through the benefits, obstacles, and step-by-step process of starting an urban farm.

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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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Economic History in 10 Minutes

The Green Changemakers

Yes, parents enjoy psychological rewards, but (at least in the case of mentally healthy parents) there is no conscious process of bargaining, in which we tell the child, "I will give you food and shelter if you repay me with goods and services of equivalent or greater value."

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The Local Food and Farming Revolution

The Green Changemakers

For nearly the last five years I’ve been working on relocalization in Boulder County and more recently across the state, working towards our communities being able to meet their essential needs locally, and in the process to become more resilient and self-reliant.

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The Sacred Demise of Industrial Civilization - PeakMoment.TV

The Green Changemakers

Farnish is adamant that Western civilization is in the process of collapsing, as is the ecosystem. However, each of us can help the process along and thereby minimize the damage by initiating collapse within an economy. As fossil fuels deplete, all that will inevitably go away.

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Heinberg on Life Beyond Growth

The Green Changemakers

In this essay, I would like to share my conclusions on this subject and the process by which I arrived at them. 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. For example, if oil gets expensive enough, energy companies might start making liquid fuels from coal.

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