I’m off to Cloud Cuckoo Land Festival [https://uniteddiversity.coop/projects/cloud-cuckoo-land/] now, but thought I’d better whack this presentation I did at the London Permaculture Festival [https://londonpermaculturefestival.com/] up first. I gives a brief history of United Diversity plus details of our exciting plans going forward.
Transition Tufnell Park [https://transitiontufnellpark.org.uk/] (TTP) do the Big Dig Up! TPP, part of the wider Transition Network [https://www.transitionnetwork.org/], are one of the latest Transition initiatives in London [https://london-transition.org.uk/]. Read more of our posts about Transition [https://uniteddiversity.com/category/transition/] for
“A middle class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American Lifestyle” This is a really well put together film. Highly recommended. You can buy the film from the official website [https://www.whatawaytogomovie.com/] or download it
UPDATE: Ecosia deserve huge respect for this [https://blog.ecosia.org/ecosia-support-climate-activism-civil-disobedience/]: > Ecosia is now taking concrete steps to facilitate climate activism. Going forward, all Ecosia employees can engage in climate activism during weekdays – they don’t need to take time off or call in sick. If they incur legal
Via Feasta [https://feasta.org]: “Cap and Share: mechanisms to share scarce resources and provide economic incentives for renewable energy and efficiency investment. Mark Rutledge, an environmental consultant, argues that the adoption of Cap and Share, Feasta’s proposed framework for a global climate treaty, is a necessary tool for
Algae! A truly green crop for a sustainable future. [https://www.flickr.com/photos/drfriendly/2692806593/in/set-72157606319608471/] Scenedesmus algae bottles > We are the Shipyard algae lab community. We have created the world’s first community algae lab for the development of open-source, DIY-oriented algae technology, to facilitate the co-operative
I’ve wondered how to best explain the advantages of the Diagonal Economy in confronting energy descent. I think that reference to an old post addressing “ anti-economies [https://www.jeffvail.net/2005/10/anti-economies.htm]” is perhaps the best framework.There, I discussed the classical sources of economic efficiency: economy
This post by Dougald Hine [https://dougald.co.uk/] originally appeared on the Dark Mountain [https://dark-mountain.net/blog/towards-a-dark-mountain-reading-list/https://dark-mountain.net/blog/towards-a-dark-mountain-reading-list/] blog Over the last few weeks, a lot of people have asked us to suggest books which pick up on the themes of this project.
UPDATE: The Transition Handbook is now online in a wiki [https://www.appropedia.org/The_Transition_Handbook]! 😛 UPDATE: download Transition-Handbook.pdf [https://files.uniteddiversity.com/Transition_Relocalisation_Resilience/Transition_Network/Transition-Handbook.pdf] UPDATE: download Transition-Handbook.odt [https://files.uniteddiversity.com/Transition_Relocalisation_Resilience/Transition_Network/Transition-Handbook.odt] See also: Transition
YouTube – GOOD: Oil Addiction [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOm18c5Btiw]. If we’re addicted to oil, our twelve-step program should begin with admitting that we have a problem. As the price of oil creeps higher, finding new energy sources is more important than ever. But the search for alternatives,
This looks set to be an amazing event… Cultivate Update cultivate your self | community | world Friday 22nd Feb 2008 Convergence 13: Transition Strategies Post Carbon Cities, Transition Towns and Eco-Villages 3rd to the 7th of April 2008 | Festival Pass: €120 until March 10th (€150 thereafter) Bookings 01 674 5773 or
Via Dandelion Salad [https://dandelionsalad.wordpress.com//] By Carolyn Baker [https://carolynbaker.net/site/content/view/203/] Speaking Truth to Power [https://carolynbaker.net/site/component/option,com_weblinks/catid,15/Itemid,17/] Sunday, 04 November 2007 This past week I attended another screening of “What A Way To Go: