Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. - Plato
Last year, I wrote about Ireland’s sectoral agreements around its ambitious Climate Action plan (2021-2030).
Last week (28 July), the Irish government reached an agreement on targets for carbon reduction across multiple sectors.
The background: legislation has already been passed stating that Ireland must reduce its carbon emissions by 51% by 2030.
Related to Idomdrottning’s post:
Communism Against Earth
Tug of war on the brink will lead to both falling over.
There are already many examples where capitalist institutions utilise environmentalist arguments in order to maintain hegemony.
tags #technology #biology Permacomputing is an offshoot of permaculture . There is already a dedicated wiki to the topic that is definitely worth checking out.
One angle to permacomputing which hasn’t been explored yet is perhaps in relation to the work of Gilbert Simondon.
tags #biology #environmentalism Observe & Interact (the forces present on a site)
Catch & Store Energy
Obtain a Yield (promotes self-reliance - choose location that provides greater/diverse yield over ornamental plant, for example)
Disclaimer - I am not really a practicing Christian, but I have always been interested in all kinds of religions. If I were to classify my beliefs, it might be as something like ‘anatheistic’ - a term used by the philosopher Richard Kearney to describe a point between theism and atheism.
tags #books #Capitalism #philosophy A book by the Salvage Collective.
Found/available on gemini: gemini://beyondneolithic.life/salvage_collective/tragedy_of_the_worker/index.gmi
Part 1 - M-C-M and the Death Cult As Andreas Malm has fiercely and beautifully argued, capitalism did not settle for fossil fuels as a solution to energy scarcity.
I currently live in what you could maybe call a ‘suburb’ of Seoul. I guess when you think of suburbs you think of sprawling streets with houses and lawns. So, in that sense, my town is not a suburb.