Category Archives: General

The economy is shrinking.  And everything that depends on it.  Including the population.

Lately, I have been listening to Nate Hagen’s weekly podcast, The Great Simplification.  He explains that his podcast explores the systems science underpinning the human predicament. Conversation topics span human behaviour, monetary/economic systems, energy, ecology, geopolitics and the environment.  The … Continue reading

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Prog Gnosis – By Single Helix

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Our busy website

Just to let you know orcop.com now has 1,086 subscribers and about 1,000 visitors to the site each week.

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We must use less energy

Beware the vampires. Energy vampires are sneaky power-suckers that utilize energy even when you think they’re not. … The future must be less complicated.  Nate Hagens’s excellent podcast The Great Simplicatiion says it all.   It is: …..a podcast that explores … Continue reading

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Religion, Ecology, and the Future

Another interview by Nate Hagans in his wonderful series entitled “The Great Simplification”: Religious scholar Mary Evelyn Tucker unpacks the entanglement of religion and ecology from an academic perspective. She and Nate discuss what the roots of environmental ethics in … Continue reading

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Regenerating a native forest

Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating a Native Forest

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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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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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Degrowth is now happening

In a recent piece, I wrote about  “Global Transition: From growth to degrowth and top-down to bottom-up” I explained the process in which top-down organisations are shrinking and will eventually disappear as a result of de-layering. At the same time, individual … Continue reading

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Transforming Food Systems to Transform the Future | Jason Bradford

https://www.planetcritical.com/p/transforming-food-systems-to-transform?  

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