IPC11 Cuba Report

Robyn Francis and Melian Fertl, representing PCA and Djanbung Gardens, joined over 420 delegates from 47 countries converging in Cuba for the 11th International Permaculture Convention, November-December 2013. Robyn reports on the experience. Salsa and Rum – Welcome...

Peak Oil reviewed… Time for change!

Posted Jul 5, 2012 by Rob Hopkins Some Transition reflections on George Monbiot’s announcement that “we were wrong on peak oil”  In a nutshell, I think Monbiot’s piece swallows an over-optimistic take on peak oil… What he does prompt is a rethink in terms of how...

Ozone – a silent peril at ground level

Robyn Francis reports, March 2012 We learned of the importance of ozone in the stratosphere when it depleted to allow harmful levels of ultra-violet rays to reach the earth’s surface, so ozone up there is a good thing, but not so good closer to earth in the...

Permie Students Present Solutions

Permie Students Present Solutions at the Australian Youth Climate Coalition Eyes were opened and options were broadened on the weekend when two PCA Students presented at the Brisbane Australian Youth Climate Coalition. Along with their inspirational co-panellist...

The End of Growth

The End of Growth – Richard Heinberg ” The central assertion of this book is both simple and startling: Economic growth as we have known it is over and done with.      … we are seeing a perfect storm of converging crises that...
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