What I learned about permaculture by going back to university:

I have been involved in the world of permaculture - learning, practising, and teaching, for over twenty years. In that time the importance and urgency of climate action and social inequity has become more and more apparent, and I firmly believe that the permaculture framework of ethically informed design principles and strategies provides a road … Continue reading What I learned about permaculture by going back to university:

52 Climate Actions: week 4

THINK DIFFERENTLY: Bill Mollison, co-founder of permaculture said "permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation, rather than protracted and thoughtless action..." He also said "We don't have to suppose we need oil, or governments, or anything." We are being invited to reconsider everything about how we … Continue reading 52 Climate Actions: week 4

52 Climate Actions: week 2

2: REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT see https://www.52climateactions.com/reduce-your-carbon-footprint/full Have you had a go at calculating your carbon footprint? If not you can do it here: https://www.wwf.org.au Although all carbon/ecological calculators are an estimate, they give an indication of how our consumption and production compares to people in other parts of the world. There are different measures … Continue reading 52 Climate Actions: week 2

52 Climate Actions – week 1

52 Climate Actions is a project led by the Permaculture Association (UK) in collaboration with multiple stakeholders and followed a declaration by the international permaculture community to the Paris Climate Conference. See https://www.52climateactions.com/ for more information. The project was publicly launched in 2019, offering 52 possible actions that we can take, individually or collectively, to … Continue reading 52 Climate Actions – week 1