How to Work Out Your Ecological Footprint…

Radical Roots is a network of cooperatives working for social change. They do a great range of pamphlets and publications, including one of our favourites: “How to work out your Ecological Footprint.” Click here to download a PDF of the booklet. Click here to download a PDF of the cover. And if you enjoy it […]

Views from International #Permaculture Day 2012

International Permaculture Day occurs each year on the First Sunday in May. Here are some great little videos from Patrick Whitefield, Andy Goldring and Polly Higgins, as posted on the wonderful IntPermacultureDay YouTube channel, enjoy…

Digging Doncaster – #doncasterisgreat

Just to remind anyone who’s going to be in Doncaster this week that we’ll be presenting An Introduction to Permaculture this Thursday night (26th), 7:30pm at The Salutation on South Parade. A big thanks to The Fringe arts group for the invite… we’ll also be taking the opportunity to formally launch D.U.G. our Doncaster based […]

D.U.G. (Doncaster Urban Growres) launch event in Doncaster on April 26th #permaculture #GuerrillaGardening

Now that Spring is well and truly in the air it’s time to really get busy… On Thursday 26th April we’ll be giving a talk to members of The Fringe arts group at The Salutation in Doncaster. John will be giving a talk on the principles of permaculture, but we will also be revealing plans […]

Future scenario’s of an energy descent world part 4

And now for the final part of our series on security options for a post peak community…..   Establish Economic Security “Economic Security” in a Peak Oil context likely has a far different meaning than we currently understand it. Economics is the study of the intersection between psychology and resources, and we currently focus far […]

Future scenario’s of an energy descent world part 3

Following on from part 2 as it does, here is part 3 of our ongoing series……. 4. Internal Threats So if biker gangs, martial law, and foreign occupiers aren’t our greatest security threats, what is our greatest risk? In short, crime. This is not a trivial threat. Consider the number of neighbours or relatives you […]

Future scenario’s of an energy descent world part 2

Here is the second instalment in our ongoing series of articles dealing with possible security issue’s in a post energy world… 2. Foreign Invaders Although the United Kingdom is currently bogged down in foreign wars, many within and without the U.K. military predict that the U.K. will soon face the threat of another peer competitor […]

The Only Good #Hummer…

…is a Hummer House! With Peak Oil, Climate Change and widespread economic collapse an inevitability just what are we gonna do with dumb-ass gas guzzling giants like the Hummer? Well two architects, Craig Hodgetts and HsinMing Fung of HplusF, may have the perfect solution… welcome to the Hummer Home! As reported over on Doorknob, these […]