Transition Ely online video club – March 2009

There’s a whole bunch of good video clips for us to watch this month.

Matt Harvey on Transition Towns

Poet, funny man and broadcaster Matt Harvey takes a look at the Transition Town movement. He talks to Transition people in Totnes, Stroud and Brixton.

Interview with Dmitry Orlov

Dimitry Orlov is the author of ‘Reinventing Collapse‘.  In his book, Orlov examines the  the demise of the Soviet Union, comparing it to today’s United States and offers insights into how we might prepare for coming events. His blog is well worth reading, this recent post in particular.

To finish on a more hopeful note…

Natural World – A Farm for the Future

Recently shown on BBC2, this is a wonderful programme on energy, food and agriculture

Any thoughts, comments, suggestions?


A refrigerator that runs without electricity

Great article from the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia about Mohammed Bah Abba, a Nigerian teacher who invented a refrigerator that doesn’t require electricity.

It’s an inspiring read!