You might expect the Yukon gold rush town of Dawson City to be the last place to look for innovations in sustainability. But its surprising resilience has lots to teach us about the nature of sustainable community.
Industrial agriculture likes to pretend it's all about domination and control. Its true motive force, though, is hubris. In farming, as in all things, the most powerful innovation engine is nature, not industry.
When staffers for Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn's Natural Resources Committee accused an environmental activist of trafficking in child porn, it revealed just how far this pro-coal supporter will go to make his point.