Category Archives: discourses

A New (Old) Framework for Urban Transit: Encouraging Urbanism through Transit

A New (Old) Framework for Urban Transit: Encouraging Urbanism through Transit (A potentially easier to read PDF version can be found here). The Problem: The Urban and the Car In many ways, the automobile is a wonderful invention. Like many

A New (Old) Framework for Urban Transit: Encouraging Urbanism through Transit

A New (Old) Framework for Urban Transit: Encouraging Urbanism through Transit (A potentially easier to read PDF version can be found here). The Problem: The Urban and the Car In many ways, the automobile is a wonderful invention. Like many

The Green Collar Economy

The Green Collar Economy How One Solution Can fix Our Two Biggest Problems By Van Jones with Ariane Conrad The Two Problems: Poverty and the Environmental Crisis green-collar job :blue-collar employment that has been upgraded to better respect the environment :family

The Green Collar Economy

The Green Collar Economy How One Solution Can fix Our Two Biggest Problems By Van Jones with Ariane Conrad The Two Problems: Poverty and the Environmental Crisis green-collar job :blue-collar employment that has been upgraded to better respect the environment :family

The Transition Handbook – From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience

Transition Towns, the movie About the author: Rob Hopkins – Permaculture teacher for many years – Background in “positive practical solutions to environmental problems” – Co-founder of the Transition Network and founder of the Transition Town Totnes Very short summary

The Transition Handbook – From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience

Transition Towns, the movie About the author: Rob Hopkins – Permaculture teacher for many years – Background in “positive practical solutions to environmental problems” – Co-founder of the Transition Network and founder of the Transition Town Totnes Very short summary

Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future

Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future, by Matthew E. Kahn “Climate change will highlight capitalism’s evolutionary ability to cope with change.  At the end of the day, there is a delicious irony that capitalist growth has

Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future

Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future, by Matthew E. Kahn “Climate change will highlight capitalism’s evolutionary ability to cope with change.  At the end of the day, there is a delicious irony that capitalist growth has

The Ecotechnic Future: details about the book

Hi everyone, because I cannot make it to class tomorrow I post a short description of main points of the book – please have a look at them: John Michael Greer talks about the future of the post-peak oil world

The Ecotechnic Future: details about the book

Hi everyone, because I cannot make it to class tomorrow I post a short description of main points of the book – please have a look at them: John Michael Greer talks about the future of the post-peak oil world

Capitalism 3.0

Peter Barnes, ‘Capitalism 3.0: A guide to reclaiming the commons’ I really enjoyed this book. Barnes’ explanation of capitalism today, its’ history, and why it does what it does is super interesting, while he proposes what seem to be realistic

Capitalism 3.0

Peter Barnes, ‘Capitalism 3.0: A guide to reclaiming the commons’ I really enjoyed this book. Barnes’ explanation of capitalism today, its’ history, and why it does what it does is super interesting, while he proposes what seem to be realistic

The Ecotechnic Future by John Michael Greer

Hello everyone, to prepare for discussion of tomorrow’s book (the book of tomorrow, even one would say) “The Ecotechnic Future” by John Michael Greer, please do the following: 1. Try to remember if you’ve ever woven any piece of clothes

The Ecotechnic Future by John Michael Greer

Hello everyone, to prepare for discussion of tomorrow’s book (the book of tomorrow, even one would say) “The Ecotechnic Future” by John Michael Greer, please do the following: 1. Try to remember if you’ve ever woven any piece of clothes