OBTAIN A YIELD

We have been coppicing the willow hedge these past couple of weeks at Cae Bodfach. In permaculture we like to say “every element in a design must perform at least 3 functions.”  We have had multi functional uses and yields from the willow hedge that was planted in Cae Bodfach only three years ago. It…

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Evening sessions at the Cross Keys

One School One Planet is a three year project to investigate our community’s responses to the Paris Climate Agreement. Every school, every community and every individual is required to reconsider their relationship with the wider planet; we will need to evaluate where we currently are and forge a plan going forward that allows us shape…

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Population growth and climate change explained by Hans Rosling

Let me show you the world, says Swedish academic Han Rosling as he demonstrates the dynamics of population growth, child mortality and carbon dioxide emissions. The challenge for the world is to get everyone out of extreme poverty and get the richest people to use less fossil fuels so that everyone can share their energy…

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Here comes exponential transition, are you ready?

OSOP featured Professor Rokstrom’s 2016 WWF climate lecture at the outset of this project. In that brilliant lecture he frames our required global responses to the climate crisis with the Paris Agreement targets, underpinned by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. What fascinated me from the outset is that the SDG’s perfectly fit into the…

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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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