Category Archives: Environment

Posts that focus on environmental and sustainability issues

Still defiant

I know I haven’t been posting much in recent history. I guess it’s because I hate repeating myself and I’ve been feeling a lot lately like its been said. That being said however, there’s still more to come. ;)

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I like this

http://www.monbiot.com/2012/12/03/forbidden-planet/ I like it a lot. He could go further but it’s a great first step.   DI

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Permaculture as a tool for liberation

Thats what these people are proposing, and I for one like it! Check it out: https://liberationpermaculture.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/workshop-at-reclaim-the-fields-gathering/ Also, from the same blog is this great article on anarchism that is certainly one of the better written I have come across – and … Continue reading

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Wealth is not how much money you have

        I don’t think we need a re-distribution of wealth, I think we need a re-definition of it. No life is considered well lived without love, without some sense of connection and meaningful employment of time, but we … Continue reading

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What are you waiting for?

      “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was to convince the world he didn’t exist” – Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (originally by Baudelaire). Similarly, we are all seemingly under the illusion that the solutions to all … Continue reading

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It’s the buying not the breeding..

Forget population, focus on consumerism. It’s what we’re doing, not how many of us are doing it that’s the real problem. George Monbiot’s article  (Population is just a sidekick to the real big baddie – consumption) – upon which I … Continue reading

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The main differences between Economies and Tigers

Tigers are strikingly beautiful animals that have arisen as as result of millions of years of evolution. Tigers fulfil a natural and vital role in their natural ecosystems – constributing to biodiversity and this play a part in sustaining life … Continue reading

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Climate sanity losing cabin pressure

I read every few days about some climate change carbon deal, legislation to curb unsustainable resource consumption or inter governmental panel on the environment grinding to a halt – or falling over, or being patched together into some weak and … Continue reading

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Work and careers in a world without money

Imagine yourself in a world without money. No rushing to get to some rat race job that doesn’t ultimately satisfy you. No reason to undertake years of slogging away, toiling at things that don’t interest you – just to earn … Continue reading

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Is this ‘our’ world?

We talk about ‘our world’ (I even use this expression a bit) but thinking about it. In what way is it ours? It is the world we live in, yes. But saying it is ours is subtle linguistic act of … Continue reading

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