Project-Related Events

Low External Input Agriculture: the only road to a sustainable food supply – April 28th

Two public lectures hosted by the Carbon Cycles and Sinks Network and Gorta. The first lecture, "Organic farming's role in improving food security and combatting climate change", features Gundala Azeez as the speaker. The second, "Biochar's role in increasing fertility and reducing fertiliser use", will be presented by Dr. Witold Kwapinski and David Friese-Greene.

Cap and Share Meeting

Birmingham, Thursday 15th July 2010, 1.30 – 5.00pm.

A Cap and Share UK meeting took place at Birmingham Voluntary Service Council Conference Centre (Address 138 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DR, tel. 0121 643 4343, or see www.bvsc.org)

Meeting Agenda:

(1) Developments since the last meeting in Winchester – including the UNEP, Ireland, ZCB 2030, discussions with colleagues in the USA and Germany (commons’ alliances), the upcoming Cap and Share video.

(2) Finance Report

(3) Upcoming Cap and Share Book, with short presentations from on content from the co-authors on the themes of the book. (See below for more details.)

(4) …

Curing the Climate: It’s not just about cutting fossil fuels, you know

An evening of presentations and discussion, chaired by Molly Walsh of Friends of the Earth.

The international effort to prevent catastrophic climate change has concentrated on carbon dioxide reductions and other possible part-solutions such as reducing black carbon have been ignored. Richard Douthwaite of Feasta presented the case for a more diversified approach to the climate crisis and, in a second presentation, Corinna Byrne of the Carbon Cycles and Sinks Network set out ways in which changes in the way the land is used can remove some of the carbon already in the air.…