Monthly Archives: October 2021

REWILDING AND THE RURAL ECONOMY: How Nature-Based Economies can help boost and sustain local communities

Rewilding Britain has released an important report  Rewilding Britain believes that a new and thriving ecosystem of employment can be built around the restoration and rewilding of nature. We propose the creation of localised Nature-Based Economies across 30% of Britain by 2030. We … Continue reading

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Post-Doom

For those who are not aware of the really gloomy view of the future. Take your choice – from the Post-Doom website. A foreboding sense of climate chaos, societal breakdown, and economic and ecological “doom” is now widespread. Acknowledging our … Continue reading

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How to Save the World

A lot to read here! https://howtosavetheworld.ca/

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What Could Possibly Go Right? Kamea Chayne

This is an extraordinary discussion about the future.  Mostly new to me, so I will listen again. What Could Possibly Go Right?: Episode 56 Kamea Chayne

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The Localization Action Guide

Introducing the Localization Action Guide The Localization Action Guide details 146 ways for individuals, communities and policymakers to make a real, hands-on difference in their local areas. It points to key resources, networks and examples to inform and inspire actions … Continue reading

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The UK economy is in very big trouble, but the government doesn’t seem to know what to do about it, and neither do opposition politicians.

Tim Morgan’s comment: It’s now emerged that there’s a big row going on between the department for business – which wants support for industries affected by surging energy prices – and the Treasury (finance ministry) – which doesn’t. In my … Continue reading

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Feynman’s Law writ large

Tim Watkin’s latest piece, concludes that: The problem is compounded by an official rate of inflation which under-reports the vast increase in the cost of essentials like housing, electricity and gas, food and transport, while over-reporting the falling cost of … Continue reading

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Gas Crisis Hits Food as Giant Dutch Greenhouses Go Dark

https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/your-tomatoes-may-cost-more-as-gas-prices-hit-dutch-greenhouses

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A moment of truth: THE ARRIVAL OF ECONOMIC CONSTRAINT

Tim Morgan’s latest post. This concludes that: The ‘basics’ of the situation – deteriorating top-line and discretionary prosperity, rising inflation and worsening financial stress – are simply the first-order effects of the deteriorating energy-prosperity equation. More complex processes can be … Continue reading

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Restoring the Earth: The Age of Nature Series 1: 1. Awakenings

A new BBC series which may be interesting. Documentary series about nature’s resilience. How ecosystems devastated by human impact can be revived and become sustainable for future generations. More Series 1: 1. Awakenings Visiting Bikini Atoll, Panama, Norway, Mozambique and … Continue reading

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