Global Permaculture Solutions
a graceful end to cheap oil

local bioregional global solutions

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PERMACULTURE
PATTERNS
local, bioregional,
global solutions

permaculture for nine billion

Permatopia dictionary:
permanent place [topia]
permaculture utopia

documents:
Hirsch report
Pentagon climate change study

environmental patterns
dominant paradigm
limited hang out / greenwash
ideal direction
disinformation
philosophy - groups - toxics - food safety - energy - global warming - forest

Greenwash
carbon neutral isn't


Permatopia
hierarchy of needs

food
organic
urban gardening
vegan diets
buy local
solar drying
solar cooking
sprouting
fermentation
Peak Grain
food irradiation
genetic phood
mad cow disease
toxic fertilizers
nutrition

water
rainwater harvesting
graywater
filters, solar distillation
drip irrigation
boycott bottled water
blue gold: clean water

shelter:
weatherization
green building
natural building
urban planning

energy
97 quads
conservation for renters
renewable energy
solar power
wind energy
microhydro
biofuels
hydrogen
free energy?

transportation
car culture
highway expansions
100 mpg cars
car sharing
transit & trains
bicycles
internet not jets

community
consciousness
spiritual resources

money:
community currency
cooperatives
precious metals?

health:
single payer

permaculture:
principles
courses
references

environmental education

waste:
a terrible thing to mind
reuse, not recycle
humanure
waste prevention

forests:
deforestation
clearcuts & climate change
selective forestry
non-timber products

biomimicry

detoxification:
bioremediation
mycoremediation

the end of growth

communication

primitive technology

homesteading

eco-cities


related websites:

www.oilempire.us
www.road-scholar.org

Peak Oil documents

these reports are in PDF format
Macintosh computers can read these in the "Preview" program
if your windows computer needs a PDF viewer, you can download the "Acrobat" program for free from adobe.com


Colin Campbell and Jean Laherrere, "The End of Cheap Oil," Scientific American, March 1998

 

Saving Oil in a Hurry

 

Pentagon prediction of climate change impacts

An Abrupt Climate Change Scenario and Its Implications for United States National Security
October 2003
By Peter Schwartz and Doug Randall

a Fortune magazine article about this report is archived at www.worldchanging.com/archives/000374.html

 

the CIA's "2015" report

www.atimes.com/reports/CA24Ai01.html
Global Trends 2015:
A dialogue about the future with nongovernment experts

 

Department of Energy

Future U.S. Highway Energy Use: A Fifty Year Perspective, May 2001

Hirsch Report, 2005

 

Army reports on Peak Oil

Energy Trends and Their Implications for U.S. Army Installations
Donald F. Fournier and Eileen T. Westervelt September 2005

A Candidate Army Energy and Water Management Strategy
Donald F. Fournier and Eileen T. Westervelt August 2004

Energy Trends and Implications - Donald Fournier
University of Illinois
13 July 2005
Army Energy CampaignWriters’ Workshop

Sustainable energy demands decisions that look beyond cost (PWD)

 

Matthew Simmons article about the Club of Rome

Richard Heinberg - introduction to Powerdown