- The economy is shrinking. And everything that depends on it. Including the population.
- Going back to firewood
- Forgotten Clothing: Hip Scarves
- Prog Gnosis – By Single Helix
- A notable milestone was passed in 2022 when, for the first time, more than 80,000 different people from around the world – to be exact, from 154 countries – visited Tim Morgan’s Surplus Energy Economics website
- It’s ceasing to be possible for households to use cheap debt to live beyond their means
- The silent threat lurking in British homes
- The Renewable Energy Transition is Failing
- Our busy website
- Heading towards the end of our industrial economy
- We must use less energy
- The economic driver of the industrial era – the supply of low-cost energy from oil, natural gas and coal – is winding down, and there is no assured replacement at hand.
- Religion, Ecology, and the Future
- Permaculture and three sisters gardening
- Creatures United
- The latest by Tim Morgan
- Toryism at its worst – help the greedy, do nothing for the needy.
- Diet for a Hotter Climate: Five Plants That Could Help Feed the World
- Green growth, degrowth and the end of growth
- Is an ecological future possible in a global economy which is shrinking?
- How to make emergency survival bread
- Hug a tree
- A nice short film about a family in Australia who live a life of permaculture
- People Oriented City Villages
- Money and the end of abundance: A FINANCIAL CRISIS PRIMER by Tim Morgan
- Let’s call it grassroots growth
- The End of Abundance
- The purpose of a system is what it does. There is no point in claiming that the purpose of a system is to do what it constantly fails to do.
- Welcome to Meltsville.
- The search for an AC that doesn’t destroy the planet
- Six Rules for Humans Rejoining the Natural World
- The untapped value of self-care: how we can achieve a better healthcare future for all
- It is my personal perspective at the moment that our entire world is in a governing crisis, and that this governing crisis concerns, mainly, the fundamental legitimacy of our governing systems.
- Nate Hagens interviewed John Gowdy, an ecological economist,
- Regenerating a native forest
- Andrew Nikiforuk
- David Boyle
- deep adaptation
- Deep Transformation Network
- Deep Transformaton Network
- earth's poles
- ecological future
- Elon Musk
- gail tverberg
- green deal
- green wizards
- jeremy lent
- local futures
- local trust
- Nate Hagens
- Nat Hagens
- overton window
- public debt
- shrinking consumption
- simplicity institute
- the big picture
- Tim Morgan
- Tim Watkins
- wind turbines
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