In response to the need to feed more people in the future - feeding more people, without any incentive to reduce birth rates, leads to population increases. This in turn leads to unsustainable resource use rates.Are they doing something like this already? Do they quantify how much of a burden in food and environmental terms … Continue reading How might we start to incentivise lower birth rates?
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World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth
April 22nd, Cochabamba, BoliviaPEOPLES AGREEMENTToday, our Mother Earth is wounded and the future of humanity is in danger.If global warming increases by more than 2 degrees Celsius, a situation that the “Copenhagen Accord” could lead to, there is a 50% probability that the damages caused to our Mother Earth will be completely irreversible. Between 20% … Continue reading World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth
some ideas on how to create sustainable society, part 4
All new houses built could be required by law to install solar geysers and solar panels (if no access to a clean energy generation is available, such as wind power) as well as energy conservation strategies e.g. passive solar, orientation, roofing colour (to reduce the need for air conditioning and heating). All pre-built buildings and … Continue reading some ideas on how to create sustainable society, part 4
I know, I know, it is too reminiscent of the days of Communism to talk about 'common ownership', and we all know and it is proven that ownership under the capitalist system generally inspires good and efficient care of a resource (using certain criteria), but still....some part of me has always struggled with a system … Continue reading ownership