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09/2022 posts

The transport challenge – beyond electric cars

With the sale of new petrol and diesel cars set to be banned in the UK by 2030 the electric car market is ready to skyrocket, but does replacing like-with-like go far enough? Joel Rawson looks at the benefits and impacts of electric vehicles and asks how we can go beyond electric cars. Read more

How much trouble are humans really in, and what can we do about it?

Dave Darby of | 25-Sep-2022 | 28

I’m inviting you to come on a journey with me. In an attempt to answer the question above, I’m going to research and write a series of blog articles (including interviews with key people), from which I’ll produce a book, and re-structure the Lowimpact website, including our message. Read more

Steering away from a car-centric society

Mai Nguyen from the Steady State Herald explores if we can move away from a car-centric society? Read more

Matthew Slater’s review of recent money news

The Credit Commons protocol was written by Matthew Slater. It’s the ‘language’ that allows groups all over the world to connect and interact. It’s a bit like the rules of chess – it doesn’t matter what kind of chess pieces or board people are using, as long as they abide by the universally-accepted rules of chess, they can play together. Read more

Tulips, chill and climate change

Sally Morgan of Empire Farm | 14-Sep-2022 | 0

Tulip bulbs are back in garden centres – read about how climate change, and the chill in the air, can affect tulips. Get hints and tips to help you make the best of this garden favourite. Read more

Join ‘Way Out Economics’ for a new economic system

Diana Finch of Bristol Pay | 11-Sep-2022 | 0

Bristol Pay and the Credit Commons Society have joined forces to organise a gathering of practitioners, thought leaders and funders focused on nurturing a new economic system. The event will be hybrid, with the ‘in real life’ element being in Bristol. Read more

Badly performing heat pumps?

John Cantor of | 07-Sep-2022 | 4

John Cantor from asks the question: Are some heat pumps performing as badly as various recent stories have been reporting? Read more

Would sociocracy work for your organisation?

Ted Rau of Sociocracy For All | 04-Sep-2022 | 2

This is part 2 of an interview with Ted Rau, co-founder of Sociocracy For All. Part 1 (‘What is sociocracy’) is here. Now we’re talking about whether sociocracy might be a good idea for your organisation / business. Read more

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