February 2010 Blog Posts (8)

OXJan 10 'unconference' on / around social enterprise

Fiery Spirits people may find this event intriguing... (you may alreayd be involved...)

OxJam10 is being established as a self organising unconference, creating a space for the nurturing of social economy and social finance projects the world over.

If you are reading this – this is your event. Get involved and shape it as you see fit. Activities will be proposed by participants through a wiki in the weeks…


Added by Chris church on February 12, 2010 at 20:19 — No Comments

Carnegie Rural Programme priorities for 2010

Last week our Trustees signed off our work plan for the coming year so we are now
able to tell you about our priorities for the coming year.…


Added by Kate Braithwaite on February 12, 2010 at 10:28 — No Comments

10th Feb: Peak Oil report by Virgin, Arup, Foster + Partners, Scottish and Southern Energy etc.. give 2015 as crunch year

This is a significant development in the ongoing debate around how significantly we should be factoring 'peak oil' into our thinking. I recommend taking a look at this report (as well as the calibre of its backers). Best…


Added by Nick Wilding on February 11, 2010 at 10:30 — No Comments

Invitations to tender for National Community Land Trusts Facilitation Body in England

The attached brief is being circulated for those who might be interested in acting as the Community Land Trust…


Added by Kirsty Tait on February 10, 2010 at 11:00 — No Comments

Community Woodlands Association

Make yourself a cuppa, take 10 mins out and sit back and take an armchairs view of what's happening in the arts, culture and heritage in Scotlands Community Woodlands. Hopefully it will inspire you to find out where your nearest community owned woodland is and take part. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yN3upZnvkGM

Added by Eoin Cox on February 5, 2010 at 14:34 — 1 Comment

The Post-Copenhagen Path

This week saw the deadline for the countries that collectively emit 80% of the world’s greenhouse gasses to hand in their offerings under the ‘Copenhagen Accord’. Although everyone submitted on time; the targets are not binding and the sum total emissions reduction is a long way from meeting what the science demands to give us a 50% change of keeping below the 2 degrees Centigrade needed to prevent very serious climate chaos. Are we… Continue

Added by Paul Allen on February 3, 2010 at 14:30 — 5 Comments

Creating a Transition Technology Handbook

Nothing is as powerful in changing hearts and minds as seeing the solutions in action. Following the dangerous deadlock at Copenhagen, it is time for a rapid acceleration in the take-up of the technology and lifestyle shifts required to move us from fossil fuel dependency. There is no time for every household, community or local authority to go through the learning curve in ‘green energy solutions’ pioneered over the last quarter century. It is… Continue

Added by Paul Allen on February 2, 2010 at 15:52 — No Comments

ESRC- The Festival of Social Science. 12- 21 March 2009- venues throughout the UK and Northern Ireland


Have just been alterted of this and there are some really interesting events planned for across the UK and Ireland.

The Festival of Social Science 2010 is taking place from 12 to 21 March in more than 40 UK towns and cities. The events range from conferences, workshops, debates and exhibitions to film screenings, plays, policy briefings and much more. Come and… Continue

Added by Kirsty Tait on February 2, 2010 at 12:00 — No Comments

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