[ 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....

Limits to Growth: Where We Are and What to Do

Recorded October 14th in Vancouver, BC Is the global economy hitting the limits to growth? In this talk, Nate Hagens will synthesize the current landscape of global energy, environment and financial risks while offering suggestions on what to do as a hominid living on a full planet. He will raise the question of whether it is possible to degrow our economies with conscious effort before our options...

[ 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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