Category Archives: Climate Change

Water, civilisation and science

From the very beginning of community living, water has been at the heart of where we can live, how comfortably we live, how abundantly we live. Water moves around the planet in abundance, billions of tonnes of it float around … Continue reading

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The one thing wrong with Government is….

In an established democracy of more than 60 million people  you would think after 1000 years we would be able to get the UK Government right, but we don’t. It might be that it is a ‘really difficult job’, but … Continue reading

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Hooked on growth

The film shown by Transition Chichester last night was Hooked on Growth, created by an organisation called Growth Busters. The film is carried through the true story of how Dave Gardner, a film director,  becomes so concerned about growth as the only … Continue reading

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Employment – an attempt at a summary of Tristan’s works

In his blog, The Alternate Economy, Tristan wrote an interesting but rather long piece about employment. When I complained how long it was he invited me to summarise it, so here it is, my attempt, the original is here. Employment, … Continue reading

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Little mistakes, big consequences

I made a little mistake today and am still kicking myself for it, though the consequences are minor. Shopping at the Farmer’s market I bought some leeks. They are quite long so they stuck out of my backpack. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Birth, death, and something in between

It is tempting to think that the right to life is absolute, at least if you come from one of the cultures close to mine, UK, white, Christian. But maybe this is questionable in that for many cultures life itself, … Continue reading

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Climate change, is it all about numbers?

If it was not for the horrid sense of ultimate danger the study of climate change would be one of the most fascinating topics out there. It has the glorious position of having one end fixed by the laws of … Continue reading

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