Communicating Change From Llanfyllin to Kamuli

It is great to see the message of our collective need for social and cultural change in the face of climate change reaching all the way from Llanfyllin in Wales to Kamuli in Uganda. #oneschooloneplanet In Llanfyllin with participants at the 2017 Chester and Reading PDCs, publically launching our “Big Change is Coming” leaflet. Students on the 2017…

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“Big Change is Coming” – New Leaflet Launched!

On Saturday afternoon, April 22nd 2017, members of the Llanfyllin Transition Project team and recent Sector39 permaculture graduates from Chester and Reading launched a new leaflet in Llanfyllin in celebration of Earth Day and in solidarity with the global march for climate science. The leaflet gives some basic information about the Paris Climate Agreement, which…

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‘It is not an investment if it is destroying the planet’

Yet here in Wales we are still proposing new roads that destroy increasingly rare habitat. ‘It is insane to build this road’ BBC News – M4 relief road ‘irreversible damage’ to nature, charity says https://t.co/5dhM9NSqJ0 — Steven Jones (@misterjones2u) April 5, 2017 The M4 relief road key points: The Welsh Government wants to build a…

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What is Systems Thinking?

The following is a little snippet of something I am working on for the Llanfyllin Transition Project Handbook: When we think about our position in the world, especially in Western societies, we tend to think of ourselves as somehow separate and distinct from nature. We live our lives in a human-made bubble. This idea is…

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Llanfyllin Transition Event. WWF UK’s Living Planet Lecture 2016

Sir David Attenborough & Professor Johan Rockstrom speak at WWF UK’s Living Planet Lecture 2016. If you have not seen it yet, this is a brilliant lecture. Information dense but brilliantly presented, Prof Rockstrom presents a torrent of evidence, yet sticks to key memorable points helping you navigate through the detail. We still have time…

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