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January 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Parking Lot Repurposing

A New York Times article from the sunday edition today is highly relevant to the Transition Movement. Michael Kimmelman writes about parking lots and other parking spaces as holding potential for much more democratic uses than enabling consumers to find convenient access to marketplaces, and dwellings to have spaces for tenants.

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Added by Twog on January 8, 2012 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Norway has Warmest Annual Temperatures on Record

http://www.newsinenglish.no/2012/01/02/warmest-and-wettest-for-100-years/

The website given above provides the facts.   In 2012 temps averaged 2 deg C above normal through the entire country.   This is truly alarming.  It doesn't take a genius to conclude that a decade or two of this would make many of their glaciers but a memory.   Consider the effects if this phenomenon were…

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Added by Thomas Beeler on January 6, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments

dryland farming of heritage grains and small seeds

www.goodfoodworld.com/2011/12/organic-dryland-farming-eastern-washington-and-northwestern-montana,fantastic article about grwoing heirloom varieties ,sustainably,feeding our friends,also do look up camelina sativa,now allowed in poultry feed 10%,better omega 3 than flax,a dryland crucifer with tiny seeds  grown in NE Europe for 3000 years,lets grow some as green…

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Added by ferenc de dalnoky on January 4, 2012 at 8:14am — No Comments

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