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How to bring the water industry into community ownership: Julian Jones of Water21, Part 2

Julian Jones of Water21 | 26-Aug-2023 | 0

part 2 of an interview (see video below for more details – well worth it!) with Julian Jones, a water engineer and distinguished fellow of the Schumacher Institute, who has worked and provided consultancy for water companies, NGOs, the Environment Agency, universities and governments. Read more

Bridport Cohousing launches a range of natural build courses

Bridport Cohousing launches a range of natural build courses. Read more

Resistance Festival to help save Monkton Wyld Court

A resistance festival of free workshops and music is taking place at Monkton Wyld Court, nr Lyme Regis. This is in support of the community that has run Monkton Wyld Court for the last fifteen years, and is now threatened by incoming charity trustees. Monkton Wyld Court is the site of a microdairy which dates… Continue reading Resistance Festival to help save Monkton Wyld Court Read more

Taking the water industry off the water companies: Julian Jones of Water21, Part 1

Julian Jones of Water21 | 12-Aug-2023 | 0

Part 1 of an interview with Julian Jones, a water engineer and distinguished fellow of the Schumacher Institute, about building a water commons for Stroud. Read more

Homemade Lipbalm

An easy to follow recipe for homemade lipbalm that will protect your lips this autumn. Read more

More on the money problem: it doesn’t have to be ‘scarce’

Following on from a recent post by Tom Greco, on the essential nature of money, Dil Green of Lowimpact.org and Mutual Credit Services here talks about its apparent scarcity, how that negatively affects our communities and our well-being, and how it could be different – based on mutual credit and the commons economy. Read more

Earth Overshoot day and the importance of low impact living

Today (August 2nd) is Earth Overshoot day. Not heard of this? It means that between January 1st and August 2nd our use of Earth’s resources is equivalent to what it can regenerate in a year. Our demand on nature exceed it’s biocapacity. Sadly, since 1971 this date has crept forward as we continue to live… Continue reading Earth Overshoot day and the importance of low impact living Read more

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