Permaculture rocks in Sydney’s inner west

Michele Margolis is passionate about grassroots urban permaculture, here she updates us on what happening in Sydney’s inner west. Cities are a bit harder than little towns in some ways but easier in others — and there’s plenty going on in Sydney in...

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...

Transition Towns

Transition Towns – Tommy Welham – Open Day 2012 Transition Towns are part of a world wide shift in lifestyles and local structures in response to climate change and energy descent. Our current paradigm relies on cheap oil and cheap energy for our...

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...