‘The solutions to the economic crisis and finding livelihoods are also the solutions to the crisis of the climate and also the solutions to poverty and unemployment. Start a revolution, start a garden. Agriculture and food is an area where everyone can begin today. That is why the garden is so important, it teaches us … Continue reading Permaculture at La Choza Chula and How a Garden can Save the World.
‘Salvador de Garmendia, the novelist who reinvented the prefabricated hell of this whole conquest culture, the oil culture, wrote me in a letter in the middle of '69, ”Have you seen a seesaw, the device that eats crude oil? It has the shape of a black bird whose pointed head rises and falls heavily, day … Continue reading We need to talk about Fracking (and other dirty business).
‘Because, underneath all of this is the real truth we have been avoiding: climate change isn’t an issue to add to the list of things to worry about, next to health care and taxes. It is a civilization wake-up call. A powerful message- spoken in the language of fires, floods, droughts and extinctions- telling us … Continue reading New Year Resolution? Act On Climate
'' We are in ‘injury time’ for 2°C – and things are not looking good. However, time will continue regardless even if we blow the 2°C carbon budget, we still need to drive even harder for deep and rapid mitigation alongside preparing for the regional impacts of a 4, 5 or even 6°C future. But … Continue reading HOME: A Story About Climate Change.
‘Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning’ Gloria Steinem. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. As I mentioned in the previous post, throughout all these years, countries and travels I’ve developed a compulsive obsession about travelling the world while at the same time … Continue reading A life of adventures that has taken me to the Nicaraguan mountains (part2.)