Monthly Archives: December 2009

Repair, reuse…

This morning I spent five minutes attacking a frying-pan with a hammer; this afternoon I spent two hours taking a bike wheel apart and putting it back together again. Repair and reuse. The frying-pan had an increasingly large rise in … Continue reading

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Sustainability and self-judgement

The last week & a half, I have spent a certain amount of time over at Trafalgar Square, where a bunch of awesome people have been camping out for the duration of the Copenhagen talks. I’ve been going to and … Continue reading

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Letting go

Earlier this year, I spent five very awesome months living in Sydney, in a small flat with very few belongings. (You buy less when you know that everything you acquire has to either be got rid of or expensively shipped … Continue reading

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COP15: more links

If you’re in London, come down to Trafalgar Square to visit the Climate Camp COP OUT CAMP OUT activists. We’ll be there until the end of the COP15 talks! I was down there yesterday and there’s tea and biscuits. Extra … Continue reading

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More carbon trading, and dodgy US subpoena

The Story of Cap & Trade. A short (just shy of 10 min), well-written and well-produced video explaining clearly why cap & trade isn’t a solution to the carbon crisis. From the “Story of Stuff” people. On a slightly different … Continue reading

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Land grabs in the developing world

An interesting (and infuriating) post on The Angry Black Woman about land grabs. Executive summary: ‘investors’, initially officials from richer countries apparently concerned about food security, latterly all sorts of other people just interested in the financial value, have been … Continue reading

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