An Evolving Exploration into the Head, Heart and Hands of Energy Descent
- Source type: Blog
- On Ebuzzing since: 09/05/2007
- Ebuzzing score: 4.281
- Country: United Kingdom
- Language: English
One of the most fascinating recent studies into the impact of Transition was Local Communities Leading the Way to a Low Carbon Society , a report published by AEIDL (Association Européenne pour l’Information sur le Développement Local. It looks at Transition, permaculture and ecovillage networks, what it calls the "Silent Revolution", "a potentially powerful driver of pro-environmental behaviour...
Hosszúhetény is the most populous village in Baranya county, in the south of Hungary, with 3400 inhabitants. It's situated in beautiful natural surroundings at the foot of the Zengő peak of the Mecsek hills. People who live here are traditionally very proud of their natural environment, one famous example of which was in 2004, when fierce resistance from locals and green groups made the Hungarian...
It's time for a rant about SACAT. "About what?" you might most reasonably cry. 'Semi Attended Customer Activated Terminals', that's what. In plain English, it's those self checkout things that are taking over shops up and down the land. In 2008 there were 92,600 such units in use worldwide, by the end of this year it is expected to top 430,000. In the UK, 32 million shoppers now use them every...