- There can be no more growth
- The Future
- Some activities will transfer from essential to discretionary
- Four Meals from Anarchy: Rising Food Prices Could Spark Famine, War, and Revolution in 2022
- Free Public Transit Is Not a Climate Policy
- Whilst the Bank of England fiddles with rates people’s livelihoods are failing, and the economy is burning.
- Degrowth is now happening
- UK food production to shrink as input inflation hits 24%
- Elon Musk – How his brain works
- Degrowth: Fact or Ideology: Both
- The Renewable-Energy Revolution Will Need Renewable Storage
- What is Degrowth?
- MANAGING THE REALITY OF ‘LIFE AFTER ORTHODOXY’
- Global Transition: From growth to degrowth and top-down to bottom-up
- Think of your car as a home power supply on wheels
- Why your fish and chips may cost a lot more
- Why we still don’t yet know how bad climate migration will get
- These foods could soon be in short supply due to the war in Ukraine
- How to Build a Bike Generator with Control Panel
- The Overton Window
- UK is facing bigger economic shock than 1973 oil crisis that could leave families £1,750 worse off as energy prices soar and ban on Russian imports is set to pile on more pressure
- If higher energy prices cannot be achieved, there is a significant chance that the change in the world order will be in the direction of pushing the world economy toward collapse.
- Herefordshire’s Local Plan: Spatial options consultation: Local plan 2021-2041: How to avoid food poverty: Herefordshire must focus on local food economies
- Online course: Principles and Practices of Deep Transformation
- There’s an invisible ecosystem in the air — and climate change is disrupting it
- We are entering a phase of de-consumption as we are obliged to forgo discretionary items in order to meet the rising cost of essentials.
- Free Course – Ecological Civilisation: Beyond Consumerism and the Growth Economy (Introduction)
- The government shouldn’t do anything to subsidise energy prices.
- Transforming Food Systems to Transform the Future | Jason Bradford
- Welcome to the age of cuts – by Tim Watkins
- (1) UK car production plunged to its lowest level since 1956 last year and (2) Families defaulting on essential payments
- How to shrink the economy?
- If de-growth changes everything, it changes politics, and it changes public priorities
- Post Doom
- Andrew Nikiforuk
- BBC interview
- Bill Gates
- circular economy
- David Boyle
- electricity prices
- gail tverberg
- green wizards
- local communiity
- local futures
- oil system
- power to change
- rewilding britain
- Richard Heinberg
- save the world
- shrinking consumption
- social care
- solar panel
- supply chain
- Tim Morgan
- Tim Watkins
- wind farms
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Monthly Archives: April 2022
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/
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
From TheAltWorld’s Newsletter: https://ergobalance.blogspot.com/2022/04/four-meals-from-anarchy-we-must-grow.html
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
Whilst the Bank of England fiddles with rates people’s livelihoods are failing, and the economy is burning.
An interesting post by Richard Murphy and Danny Blanchflower with the heading: Is the Bank of England at risk of missing a major downturn again? …. who have been working together on their vision for the economic policy that the … Continue reading
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
From the Farmer’s Weekly: https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/markets-and-trends/input-prices/uk-food-production-to-shrink-as-input-inflation-hits-24 Double-digit cost inflation is hitting every single enterprise of British agriculture, casting doubt on the sector’s ability to maintain food supplies in the year ahead.
From TED · Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED‘s Head Curator, Chris Anderson.
The two explanations of degrowth (1) that it is an energy-related process and (2) that it is an ideology, are misleading fruitful discussions. It is neither one nor t’other. It is both. I believe in the ideology of degrowth and … Continue reading
From the New York Times: The German word Dunkelflaute means “dark doldrums.” It chills the hearts of renewable-energy engineers, who use it to refer to the lulls when solar panels and wind turbines are thwarted by clouds, night, or still air. … Continue reading