May
25
2020
Dil Green

Community wealth building & mutual credit: a match made in heaven?

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Posted May 25 2020 by Dil Green of Lowimpact.org
Community wealth building and mutual credit

This is the third in a series of articles about community wealth building and mutual credit, by Dave Darby and Dil Green of Lowimpact.org and the Open Credit Network. Read more …

May
24
2020
Dave Darby

Mutual credit – a lifeline for small businesses

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Posted May 24 2020 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org
mutual-credit-businesses

This post follows on from yesterday’s, about community wealth building. Tomorrow, Dil Green explains how community wealth building and mutual credit could be a match made in heaven. Read more …

May
23
2020
Dave Darby

‘The Case for Community Wealth Building’: review

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Posted May 23 2020 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org
The Case for Community Wealth Building

This is the first of three articles in three days about ‘community wealth building’ (CWB) and mutual credit. Today we’re explaining community wealth building, and reviewing a book: The Case for Community Wealth Building. Tomorrow we’ll blog about how mutual credit can help post-Covid communities, and on Monday, Dil Green continues the theme, explaining how CWB and mutual credit is a match made in heaven. Read more …

May
20
2020
Sarah Young

The 12 principles of permaculture: a way forward

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Posted May 20 2020 by Sarah Young of Ethical.net
National Permaaculture Convergence Hulme

We share a guest post from Ethical.net, in which Elizabeth Waddington sets out the twelve principles of permaculture. There’s plenty more to it than gardening, we promise! Read more …

May
17
2020
Brian Czech

Interview with Brian Czech: the impossibility of a perpetually-growing economy

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Posted May 17 2020 by Brian Czech of CASSE
Brian Czech of CASSE

Today I’m talking with Brian Czech, the president of CASSE (Centre for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy). He served in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1999-2017, and as a visiting professor of natural resource economics in Virginia Tech’s National Capitol Region. He is the author of Supply Shock, Shoveling Fuel for a Runaway Train, and The Endangered Species Act: History, Conservation Biology, and Public Policy, as well as over 50 academic journal articles. Read more …

May
13
2020
Scarlett Penn

The upside of lockdown: WWOOFing in Shropshire

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Posted May 13 2020 by Scarlett Penn of WWOOF UK
Imogen Lacey WWOOFing in Shropshire : the upside of lockdown

When the coronavirus crisis hit, Imogen Lacey was volunteering through WWOOF UK, living and working on a smallholding in exchange for accommodation, food and a wealth of learning opportunities. Here she shares her personal experiences of WWOOFing in Shropshire under lockdown. Read more …

May
10
2020
Dave Darby

Our policy on keeping animals & eating meat

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Posted May 10 2020 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org
Eating meat and keeping animals

Our topics include vegetarianism and veganism, but also keeping animals (for meat, dairy, eggs, honey, wool, leather, work etc); and also fishing and hunting animals in the wild. Is this incongruous? As a sustainability / new economy organisation, should we be promoting only veganism, rather than the keeping and/or eating of animals? Read more …

May
6
2020
Sarah Young

How to make your own sustainable cleaning products

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Posted May 6 2020 by Sarah Young of Ethical.net

Wondering how to make your own sustainable cleaning products? Our friends at Ethical.net are here to help, with useful tips galore and a recipe for homemade apple cider vinegar. Read more …

May
3
2020
Naresh Giangrande

Naresh Giangrande, co-founder of Transition Network: the future for local economies

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Naresh Giagrande, co-founder of Transition Network

This is an interview with Naresh Giangrande, co-founder of Transition Totnes and the Transition Network. Read more …

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