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David MacLeod's Blog – October 2011 Archive (3)

The Occupy Movement

The danger in commenting about the Occupy movement, is that so many of us seem to have a desire to project own own ideas onto the movement, kind of like a Rorshach ink blot.

 

Initially blacked…

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Added by David MacLeod on October 31, 2011 at 10:57pm — 6 Comments

Giving Robert Socolow a Wedgie, and Other Recommended Reading

Giving Robert Socolow a Wedgie (so to speak) by Rob Hopkins

http://transitionculture.org/2011/10/06/giving-robert-socolow-a-wedgie-so-to-speak/

In 2004, Steve Pacala and Robert Socolow published a paper in Science about climate mitigation which introduced the concept of ‘stabilisation wedges’.  This proposed that rather than waiting for some ‘magic…

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Added by David MacLeod on October 13, 2011 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Recommended Reading, Oct. 2, 2011

Celt's Garden: Community Emergency Readiness is All About Attitude

by Celt Schira, Transition Whatcom

...Columbia Neighborhood has spectacular pocket gardens as well as the best organized disaster preparedness in the city. Check it out. I like to walk down the alleys. That way I can peer into people's gardens…

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Added by David MacLeod on October 2, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments

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