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Symptoms of No Growth

First published in the RADIX think-tank. Once we shift our worldview, another world becomes possible On 11th January this year, I wrote that growth is no longer possible. So much that is going on are symptoms of the shrinking global … Continue reading

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Videos worth watching

These will introduce you to Jeremy Lent’s doings. https://deeptransformation.network/posts/recording-limits-to-growth-at-50-where-do-we-go-from-here https://deeptransformation.network/posts/video-of-my-masterclass-on-ecological-civilization-with-earth-charter-international  

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Maybe we should realign our thinking.  The future is coming sooner than we thought

This was first published in the Deep Transformation Network: A global community to explore pathways to an ecological civilization.  Run by Jeremy Lent: “Whose work investigates the underlying causes of our civilization’s existential crisis and explores pathways toward a life-affirming … Continue reading

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We must have a food crisis – scientists say eating grass will solve it

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/06/01/eat-grass-solve-britains-food-crisis-scientists-say/

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Diesel Underpins Global Economy – ‘EROEI’ Explained – Great Depression II in view – System Failure

https://www.theburningplatform.com/2022/05/28/diesel-underpins-global-economy-eroei-explained-great-depression-ii-in-view-system-failure-letter-from-great-britain-05-28-22/

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There can be no more growth

It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it. Upton Sinclair This is a deliberately short piece to make a simple point. The oncoming recession is not a temporary blip … Continue reading

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The Future

I don’t have time at the moment to write about these three links.   I have scanned them and they are very good. https://consciousnessofsheep.co.uk/2022/04/25/walking-backward-into-the-storm/ https://consciousnessofsheep.co.uk/2022/04/29/economic-train-wreck-ahead/ https://surplusenergyeconomics.wordpress.com/2022/04/28/227-pictures-of-imperfection/  

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Some activities will transfer from essential to discretionary

The following exchange of messages in Tim Morgan’s blog is both interesting and important. drtimmorgan on April 25, 2022 at 2:29 pm said: UPDATE I’ve been ‘missing in action’ for a week or so, partly finalising the latest version of the model (SEEDS … Continue reading

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Four Meals from Anarchy: Rising Food Prices Could Spark Famine, War, and Revolution in 2022

From TheAltWorld’s Newsletter: https://ergobalance.blogspot.com/2022/04/four-meals-from-anarchy-we-must-grow.html

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Free Public Transit Is Not a Climate Policy

This is copied from the Bloomberg Press Dropping the farebox on buses and trains can boost ridership and ease inequality. But the environmental case for making transit free is less clear. Throughout last February, the regional Utah Transit Authority paused fare collection. … Continue reading

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