Transition

Transition US Event – Reality 101: Living Through the Peak of Industrial Civilization with Nate Hagens & Richard Heinberg at the Sebastopol Grange June 1

via Transition US: Join Nate Hagens, educator, writer and past editor of The Oil Drum, as he discusses the big picture issues facing our society today and what it means to be human in the 21st century. This presentation covers the opportunities and constraints we face as we come to the end of economic growth.…

Will Congress Act to Protect Coal Mining Communities?

via the Union of Concerned Scientists blog. by Jeremy Richardson, Union of Concerned Scientists senior energy analyst in the Climate and Energy program, conducting analytical work on the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon regulations. February 9, 2016, 7:25 pm EST Today marks the release of the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2017. Included in the request to Congress is…

A Superfund for Workers – Providing a Just Transition From the Fossil Fuel Economy

Writer and historian Jeremy Brecher has some compelling suggestions for “drawing together workers, unions, and allies around a broader program for protecting jobs by protecting the environment” in the November/December issue of Dollars and Sense magazine: A Superfund for Workers: How to Promote a Just Transition and Break Out of the Jobs vs. Environment Trap. When…