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Environment

Economic growth that depends upon depleting nature is not “progress,” but wanton destruction of a vital commons. Our mission is to draw attention to this theft of commonly owned wealth and promote ways to restore natural ecosystems through better commons management systems.

By Alba Soler under a CC license

October 30, 2014

Our Children's Trust

An organization that boldly challenges us to protect the Earth for future generations

By Lieven Soete under a CC license

October 23, 2014

Economics As If Future Generations Mattered

Creating a commons ethic for ecological restoration and social justice

(By Steve Rhodes under a CC license)

October 20, 2014

Our Climate is Everyone's Property

How the public trust doctrine--an ancient legal principle enshrined in US law--can be a tool for the climate justice movement
September 30, 2014

"Women Are Saying Enough Is Enough"

Carolyn Raffensperger on the 2014 Women's Congress, Pre-Traumatic Stress Syndrome and the power of withdrawing consent
September 9, 2014

What If We Put the Future First?

The 2014 Women’s Congress translates this question into practical steps for protecting coming generations

 Annette Bernhardt under a CC license

September 3, 2014

People's Climate Justice Movement Tackles Threats Facing Us

Why the commons is the foundation of a climate justice agenda

(By Ijirawu Jimbo under a CC license)

August 11, 2014

Care of of the Commons. Care of the Soul

Sharing is the path to a greener, more peaceful world

Judges appraise the quality of tap water from various US communities at the 133rd annual conference of the American Water Works Association.

July 14, 2014

Why Boston Brags About the Tastiest Tap Water in the US

Watershed protection, not filtration plants, make them the winner