All Blog Posts Tagged 'society' (3)

An early insight into 'Big Society'? And how about 'co-reduction' as well as 'co-production'?

Thought I'd share some topical links that arrived in the in-box today before heading away for the weekend.



The first is an account by Alastair Tibbitt's (of Greener Leith, Edinburgh) about his recent visit to Downing Street to discuss 'Big Society' (thanks to Lucy Conway for forwarding this originally):



It's not often that you get an…
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Added by Nick Wilding on May 21, 2010 at 14:44 — 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…

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

Real England

Below is a review on Paul Kingsnorth's book Real England. Kingsnorth is a journalist, author and has recently co-founded the Dark Mountain project, which might appeal to those of you with an interest in story-telling...





Real England: the Battle Against the Bland

by Paul Kingsnorth

Portobello

£7.99



Surrounded by neighbours who have a clearer sense of identity, it has become fashionable to contemplate what exactly it means to be English in… Continue

Added by Rob on October 19, 2009 at 17:00 — 4 Comments

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