Month: October 2005

Bioneers By the Bay: Strategies for World Survival (3)

Bioneers By the Bay: Strategies for World Survival By Shel Horowitz and the conference presenters. Notes in square brackets are from Shel, the rest is directly from the presenters. For three days in October, 2005, over 500 Northeast-based visionaries and activists came together in Dartmouth, Massachusetts to map out not only the world’s environmental problems, but creative and achievable solutions and new ways to go forward. One of 17 regional Bioneers gatherings held concurrently around the United States, Bioneers By the Bay was transformative. Spirit and Vision: Finding Our Power in a Challenging World Julia Butterfly Hill, Friday Callum Grieve Kita Sullivan Lynn Margulis Anna Lappé John Lash Peter Forbes Make Personal Choices/Redesign the Systems: Visionary Yet Practical Steps Toward the Future we Want Julia Butterfly Hill, Saturday Jonathan Todd Energy Design Dennis Whittle Microfinance Susan Witt Farming Rob Williams Gunter Pauli Confront the Problems: Peak Oil, Polluters, Consumption, and Sprawl John Holdren Paul Cronin Juliet Schor Jim Kunstler Spirit and Vision: Finding Our Power in a Challenging World I arrived in the middle of the first of two plenaries by Julia Butterfly Hill, who became famous for living in a giant redwood tree for two years, until the lumber company agreed to spare the tree’s life. Julia Butterfly Hill, Friday: Honor the Sacredness [Paul Hawken was supposed to deliver the opening keynote, but he was ill. Activist Hill...

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Bioneers By the Bay: Strategies for World Survival (2)

Bioneers By the Bay: Strategies for World Survival By Shel Horowitz and the conference presenters. Notes in square brackets are from Shel, the rest is directly from the presenters. For three days in October, 2005, over 500 Northeast-based visionaries and activists came together in Dartmouth, Massachusetts to map out not only the world’s environmental problems, but creative and achievable solutions and new ways to go forward. One of 17 regional Bioneers gatherings held concurrently around the United States, Bioneers By the Bay was transformative. Spirit and Vision: Finding Our Power in a Challenging World Julia Butterfly Hill, Friday Callum Grieve Kita Sullivan Lynn Margulis Anna Lappé John Lash Peter Forbes Make Personal Choices/Redesign the Systems: Visionary Yet Practical Steps Toward the Future we Want Julia Butterfly Hill, Saturday Jonathan Todd Energy Design Dennis Whittle Microfinance Susan Witt Farming Rob Williams Gunter Pauli Confront the Problems: Peak Oil, Polluters, Consumption, and Sprawl John Holdren Paul Cronin Juliet Schor Jim Kunstler Confront the Problems: “Global Roasting,” Peak Oil, Polluters, Consumption, and Sprawl John Holdren: The “Roasted World” of Unchecked Climate Change: What the Numbers Actually Mean Issues that Energy Policy Must Address People may not be interested in gigajoules [measurement of energy], but they’re interested in a comfortable room, a cold beer, and the security of our society.. Energy is intimately connected to all of that. Energy policy must have multiple...

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Bioneers By the Bay: Strategies for World Survival (1)

Bioneers By the Bay: Strategies for World Survival By Shel Horowitz and the conference presenters. Notes in square brackets are from Shel, the rest is directly from the presenters. For three days in October, 2005, over 500 Northeast-based visionaries and activists came together in Dartmouth, Massachusetts to map out not only the world’s environmental problems, but creative and achievable solutions and new ways to go forward. One of 17 regional Bioneers gatherings held concurrently around the United States, Bioneers By the Bay was transformative. Spirit and Vision: Finding Our Power in a Challenging World Julia Butterfly Hill, Friday Callum Grieve Kita Sullivan Lynn Margulis Anna Lappé John Lash Peter Forbes Make Personal Choices/Redesign the Systems: Visionary Yet Practical Steps Toward the Future we Want Julia Butterfly Hill, Saturday Jonathan Todd Energy Design Dennis Whittle Microfinance Susan Witt Farming Rob Williams Gunter Pauli Confront the Problems: Peak Oil, Polluters, Consumption, and Sprawl John Holdren Paul Cronin Juliet Schor Jim Kunstler Confront the Problems: “Global Roasting,” Peak Oil, Polluters, Consumption, and Sprawl John Holdren: The “Roasted World” of Unchecked Climate Change: What the Numbers Actually Mean Issues that Energy Policy Must Address People may not be interested in gigajoules [measurement of energy], but they’re interested in a comfortable room, a cold beer, and the security of our society.. Energy is intimately connected to all of that. Energy policy must have multiple...

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Bioneers By the Bay: Strategies for World Survival

Bioneers By the Bay: Strategies for World Survival By Shel Horowitz and the conference presenters. Notes in square brackets are from Shel, the rest is directly from the presenters. For three days in October, 2005, over 500 Northeast-based visionaries and activists came together in Dartmouth, Massachusetts to map out not only the world’s environmental problems, but creative and achievable solutions and new ways to go forward. One of 17 regional Bioneers gatherings held concurrently around the United States, Bioneers By the Bay was transformative. Spirit and Vision: Finding Our Power in a Challenging World Julia Butterfly Hill, Friday Callum Grieve Kita Sullivan Lynn Margulis Anna Lappé John Lash Peter Forbes Make Personal Choices/Redesign the Systems: Visionary Yet Practical Steps Toward the Future we Want Julia Butterfly Hill, Saturday Jonathan Todd Energy Design Dennis Whittle Microfinance Susan Witt Farming Rob Williams Gunter Pauli Confront the Problems: Peak Oil, Polluters, Consumption, and Sprawl John Holdren Paul Cronin Juliet Schor Jim Kunstler Spirit and Vision: Finding Our Power in a Challenging World I arrived in the middle of the first of two plenaries by Julia Butterfly Hill, who became famous for living in a giant redwood tree for two years, until the lumber company agreed to spare the tree’s life. Julia Butterfly Hill, Friday: Honor the Sacredness [Paul Hawken was supposed to deliver the opening keynote, but he was ill. Activist Hill...

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