Dialogues on Sustainability, Leadership and Resilience
Part Two: and then I grew up… or did I?
I’m still in San Antonio.
And becoming increasingly fascinated by this opportunity to observe and be a part of North American society, as well as European and South American societies. Specifically, I find it interesting to see the levels of comparative awareness about social, environmental and economical issues, expressed in living styles and customs. I have during the last six months spent five weeks in Spain, six…Continue
Part One; on how I came to look at the world from a different perspective.
I’m in San Antonio, Texas, visiting my aging (89 this year), and ailing stepfather Jack; this may be my last visit. Jack was born in 1924, in Glen Falls, upper New York State. Jacks Grandfather had a farm that Jacks father was eventually going to inherit; three generations living together. On the side, in…
Free energy, increased soil fertility, and CO2 sequestration thanks to BioChar made from agricultural waste. Let us tell you how and why.
“Biochar is a solid material obtained from the carbonisation of biomass. Biochar may be added to soils with the intention to improve soil functions and to reduce emissions from biomass that would otherwise naturally degrade to greenhouse gases. Biochar also has appreciable carbon sequestration value. These properties are…Continue
I was sent this article by a friend on Facebook: Definitely worth reading (even if it's 11 yrs old)!
We are in the middle of a paradigm shift, a collapse of the old and emergence of something new; a more social and humane business is replacing business as usual, environmental awareness about our planets’ finite resources is replacing the rampant consumerism of post WW2, and modern technology brings the plight of the hungry and poor to our living rooms and now, to our IPhones. We have the knowledge, the information, even the technology to right the many wrongs;…Continue