Entries by Andrew Martin


Energy, economy and environment are all highly correlated – 10 Reasons to Build Resilience

10 Reasons to Build Community Resilience “Whether it is natural disasters, economic instability, resource constraints or unpredictable and damaging climatic events, the need for local resilience is becoming increasingly evident today. We have moved from a relatively localized economy to… 0 Shares |

15 Quotes Explaining where the U.S Economy and Markets are Headed

In the light of the current financial rout which has been sweeping equity markets it seems like we may be coming to a new level of awareness and shift in the global economy. Despite White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest… 0 Shares |

How we are addicted to artificial fertilizers and what to do about it

“What is the most important invention of the twentieth century? Aeroplanes, nuclear energy, space flight, television and computers will be the most common answers. Yet none of these can match the synthesis of ammonia from its elements. The world might… 0 Shares |

U.S Economic Collapse Already Underway

While the mainstream media is distracted by Greece and the European politicking, the real and present weakness of the U.S economy is being largely ignored. What coverage there is, minimilizes and avoids the harsh reality which exists for many Americans.… 0 Shares |

Surviving Earth and the Sixth Mass Extinction

The latest report by the Gerardo Ceballos from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and and Paul R. Ehrlich from Stanford University et al, which came out late last week outlines modern humans are now responsible for accelerated species loss.… 0 Shares |

Why are so few individuals, businesses and governments not taking the Climate Change and the Resource depletion stories seriously?

Why are so few individuals, businesses and governments not taking the climate change and the resource depletion stories seriously? To understand how these are connected it is worth going back to the summer of 1954. Marion Keech is a suburban… 0 Shares |

A Blue Print for North American Food Production.

Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future, too.” – Marcus Aurelius With the current drought playing havoc with California food production, economic uncertainty and the U.S energy revolution … 0 Shares |

12 Principles Changing the World…for the better

“What permaculturists are doing is the most important activity that any group is doing on the planet.” – David Suzuki A Brief History of Agriculture Before we look at what the future might look like we need to understand how… 0 Shares |