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Visionaries are already dreaming of a better, more just world for both people and nature. But what do these visions look like? Read on…
Capitalism is indeed very adaptable and its bastard offspring, Neoliberalism, is the system by which the financial and environmental systems of the planet are being drained of their resources. But where do they come from and what can we do about them? Eileen Peck continues her exploration.
“System Change” is a somewhat nebulous, sweeping term. What does it actually mean? What do we want to change from, and what is the world we want to move towards? Eileen Peck has been trying to work it out.
Could you dream about (positive) climate futures while a war started in Europe? That is exactly what we did on Feb 25 with a group of 35 people from around the globe. The climate future we explored was a Solarpunk story that was full of warmth, peace, and hope. Hope not only for peace between humans but also for peace between humans, technology, and nature.
Is nature really red in touch and claw? Are we really caught in a battle of survival in which only the strongest and smartest will make it? Or are things more subtle, more complex? Does cooperation have its place in nature? Find out more in our final article on the soon to be classic Nation of Plants…
As our new Solarpunk Stoytelling Showcase goes LIVE Lottie Emily Dodd explains the vision that brought us Extinction Rebellion’s celebration of radical imagination!
The news around the world continues to be full of danger and gloom. What can we do in these times, to protect our mental health in the face of all this negativity? Is there any way we can help ourselves focus on positives and find hope? Eileen Peck discusses.
“On February 10, Climate Futures Action Explorations launched with its first official session. 45 people interested in the cocktail of Solarpunk, action methods and climate action joined us to sense into and feel out a future scenario and its ripple effects. We had people calling in from the US, Canada, Europe, India, Thailand and New Zealand. What an opening!”
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