Do we consume too much? If there is only so much food, timber, petroleum, and other material to go around, the more we consume, the less there is available for others. Plus, the ever-expanding global economy cannot be sustained on a finite planet. As populations increase and economies expand, natural resources are being depleted; prices are rising; and humanity - especially the poor and future generations at all income levels - will suffer as a result.

This Changes EVERYTHINGmore


What if changes the climate crisis demands of us actually improve our quality of life; well-being; and connectedness to one another?
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Life After Growthmore

Life After Growth

When Richard Heinberg says that our recent economic recession represents a fundamental break with recent history, we listen.
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There are tens of thousands of individuals and groups that make up the largest movement for positive change on earth, but few have heard of it. This movement is like nature herself, organizing from the bottom up in every city, state region, and country across the globe. Watch for posts that feature visionaries and innovators working to heal and restore our planet by using existing technologies that mimic nature and dare to reimagine our relationship to the world and one another.

The Magic of Co-Creationmore

The Magic of Co-Creation

Explore issues of personal and social power with Starhawk. Then, hear how to focus group energy to become joyful, effective agents of change!
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Ecovillages and Climate Changemore

Ecovillages and Climate Change

Learn how ecovillages are adaptively responding to climate change in ways that help mitigate the damage from heat-trapping gases.
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Coal, oil, and gas predominated the 20th century as sources of fuel, and allowed human productivity to increase exponentially. But this came with a high price. Extraction, burning, and storage of toxic wastes that are byproducts of these processes are destroying our planet. Most often, they take place near rural communities or people of color, without regard to impacts on health or quality of life. A just transition away from fossil fuels is not one of convenience, but one of moral and ecological necessity.

Listen to Voices from the Frontlinesmore

Listen to Voices from the Frontlines

Meet with representatives from communities on the front lines of the struggle for environmental justice - March 18, Wellington Avenue UCC.
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April Delegation to Southern ILmore

April Delegation to Southern IL

Experience the beauty and magnificence of IL while learning how coal impacts the air, land, water, and quality of life of southern IL communities.
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Our global reliance on coal for industrial purposes and to generate electricity for households and businesses cannot be understated. But the real costs of this fossil fuel on human health, communities and our planet remain hidden, perpetuating myths about the importance of this coal to our economy and jobs. Learn about theses costs, and how they are externalized to the public by corporations, and explore real alternatives that are safe, clean, renewable, and the REAL jobs generators.

Avert Catastrophic Climate Changemore

Avert Catastrophic Climate Change

EJC joined 125 organizations to urge President Obama to push for more aggressive action to reduce carbon pollution.
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Help Protect the Middle Forkmore

Help Protect the Middle Fork

Coal ash pits are leaching heavy metals into the Middle Fork, which also is eroding their banks. Help stop this pollution and prevent a coal ash spill!
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