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Community energy: an idea whose time has come

The big gap in our arsenal to expand renewable energy – between home systems and power utilities – can be filled by community energy, and it can’t happen too soon. In humanity’s greatest challenge – to survive and thrive without … Continue reading

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How communities are succeeding despite the odds

In these trying times, we can gain strength from each other and the natural world. [29 November 2011 | Peter Boyer] As I write this there’s a glorious day outside. Green grass is still moist from yesterday’s showers, buds everywhere … Continue reading

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Communities doing what the politicians cannot

While our political leaders continue to act as if our climate challenge is going to sort itself out, others are taking it more seriously. [31 August 2010 | Peter Boyer] Our headline-hogging, energy-sapping political extravaganza shows no sign of going away. … Continue reading

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