PCI Messenger – Post Carbon Institute Goes to Washington

          contents    1. new fellow    2. latest publications    3. resilience picks    4. transition us update    5. events     It may be an exaggeration to say that the nation’s capital was built on a swamp, but being there with temperatures hovering at 90°F (32°C) and humidity at nearly 100%, you …

This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas

  This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas By Jeff Siegel | Monday, May 6th, 2013 It was boasted as an energy breakthrough. Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box paraded around the media — including a very generous piece aired by 60 Minutes as some kind of new, game-changing magical energy creation device that …

Small-scale farmers increasingly at risk from ‘global land grabbing’

New research on the global rush for agricultural land shows that small-scale farmers will increasingly lose out to major corporations as land deals ignore local tenure rights. by Jun Borras, Ian Scoones, David Hughes Fresh evidence from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the former Soviet Union was presented last week …