[ Episode #82 // Degrowth 2014 // Part A ]

The degrowth movement seeks to redefine a cultural imagination focused on expanding the scale and scope of a materially extractive economy. Through adopting strategies like voluntary simplicity and convivial activities, degrowth advocates aim create an economic system that is compatible with the biosphere. Are the ideas and concepts of degrowth ready for a wider debate? In Extraenvironmentalist...

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[ XE Mixtape Volume 2 ]

At this time of cultural transformation, fundamental questions of human connectivity and education  are gaining importance in everyday life. In this mixtape, we overlay some music on the words of Jiddu Krishnamurti as he discusses the psychological changes needed to solve our global problems. Can we truly learn in a transformative manner? What has convinced us that we aren't part of a global system? Then,...

The view further down the oil supply pyramid:...

The view from further down the oil supply pyramid - de-growth probable A transcript of our interview with Gail Tverberg on Extraenvironmentalist #55 by Nathan Surendran Editor's note: Our thanks goes out to Nathan for providing the transcription work of this video with Gail. If you’d prefer to view the video interview that this excerpt is based on, you can watch it here: http://bit.ly/ZekRDz....

Transition to a Sustainable Commons Society

Recorded at the 4th International Degrowth Conference 2014 in Leipzig Germany September 5th Speaker Michel Bauwens Degrowth will only be possible by changing the artificial scarcity-based design practices and engineering of the for-profit sector and by removing the incentive to externalize the true production costs in terms of matter and energy. A commons-oriented approach should combine global...

[ Michael Pilarski // Running a Permaculture Farm...

Michael Pilarski talks about the economics of starting and running a Permaculture farm. Topics covered in this lecture range from labor to inputs, crop selection, weeds, and seed bank management. The talk is followed by an open questions and answers session. https://soundcloud.com/extraenvironmentalist/michael-pilarski-running-a // Recorded by Kevin at the 2012 Pacific Northwest Permaculture...


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