The Power Of Community How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

On 09/25/2011, in Ecology, Energy & Environment, by thomas

When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba’s economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and creativity of the Cuban people during this difficult time. […]

 

The Real Dirt on Farmer John

On 09/04/2011, in Ecology, Energy & Environment, by thomas

For close to a century, a great American epic has been played out in the tiny town of Caledonia, Illinois, about 75 miles west of Chicago. THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN tells the story of one man, his farm and his family—a story that parallels the history of American farming. But Farmer John is […]