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resilient communities.

Permaculture, Climate and Survival 2

This is the second program from International Permaculture Convergence, in London.

The Next Tango in Paris

Carbon-neutral is so 20th century. We really need to get beyond zero. That is what ecovillages can offer.

Permaculture, Climate & Survival

From 15th Annual International Permaculture Convergence in London, September 9th, 2015: "Cool Talk" by Albert Bates from The Farm in Tennessee.

Burning Down the House

It is no secret we live in a house on fire.

Stairway to Heaven

Technocornucopians see the world of the future as a great 3D printer with an unlimited supply reservoir.

Snatching Defeat

It isn't that we expect the parchment won’t get inked, but rather that the document won’t actually accomplish its task even if the conference is a complete success.

Mysteries of Eleuthera

What kind of force can leave a four million pound rock on top of a cliff? According to the oceanographers, it was waves. "

The Gift of the Maya

"The Maya forest garden holds, in its ramblings and roots, a hidden-in-plain-sight way through our present crises."

The gift of clear mind: Laudato Si'

We cannot begin to say how refreshing it is to see Pope Francis face the urgency of the situation and awaken us to our need to be alive, and to swim upstream. "When people become agents for truth and vital change, they are elevated, enlarged, and lit up."

Fighting Extinction

This is a true challenge. If the story is told as one of avarice, private gain and exceptionalism, the human race will go extinct.