The Ecology of Civilisation: From the Caves at Lascaux to the Cusp of Collapse – David Korowicz
Date and Time: 4th May – 22nd June 2010 (eight week course, one evening a week)
Venue: Cultivate, The Greenhouse, 17 St. Andrew St., Dublin 2, Ireland.
More information can be found at the Cultivate website, or by calling 01-6745773…
Tipping Point: Near-Term Systemic Implications of a Peak in Global Oil Production – An Outline Review
The report Tipping Point: Near-Term Systemic Implications of a Peak in Global Oil Production, by David Korowicz of Feasta and the Risk/Resilience Network, is now available for download. The report argues that the defining dynamic of our civilisation is the withdrawal of energy from a complex and integrated system adapted only to growing. A managed “de-growth” is impossible; what is required is rapid emergency planning coupled with a plan for longer-term adaptation. …