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Report Warns of More Frequent Blackouts in the Future

Report Warns of More Frequent Blackouts in the Future (via Climate Central)

By Terry Macalister, The Guardian Soaring electricity demand for air-conditioning, iPads and increasingly cars, combined with a growing population and inadequate investment in creaking power networks, is pushing the world towards frequent blackouts…

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February 2, 2014   No Comments

The Global Ecovillage Network

The Global Eco-village Network is a network of sustainable communities.

It offers valuable knowledge and experience from the most successful sustainable communities around the world. In this video, founder Kosha Joubert talks about the GEN, her experience in this movement, how an Ecovillage helps to change a whole region, and the rising interest from mainstream media.

Some examples of famous ecovillages that form part of the network are Findhorn Ecovillage in Scotland, Auroville in India and The Farm in the U.S.

All off them are living laboratories for off-grid living, energy technologies, low-carbon-footprint building methods, new economics, alternative currencies and much more.

December 31, 2012   No Comments