California Dreamin’

Let's keep this short and bitter: I just came back from the City of Angels, where I listened to Californians talk about their 'election'. It's is a bit like talking to your six-year-old about Santa: she wants to believe, but she already has serious doubts.

This is not what environmentalists dream of

To paraphrase Dorothy Parker, the RegenVillage is not a concept to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. Or put differently, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. The RegenVillages are not at all what they would like you to believe, and the people and institutions behind … Continue reading This is not what environmentalists dream of

Does sustainable living look like this?

I do occasionally stumble upon good news, and when I do, I always want to share it. Today, I want to point you at a village that is entirely self-sufficient, green, off-grid, and utopian. The concept is quite simple, the builders of RegenVillages took all the existing sustainable, green and clean technologies that we have … Continue reading Does sustainable living look like this?

Don’t like change? Move off this planet.

  While we're busy getting ready for the fall season after the hottest and most volatile summer on record, (fires in Fort Mac, floods in Louisiana, gigantic typhoons, etc.) maybe it's time to ask if anyone is making progress on the ground where Climate Change actually has to be addressed. Like, what's happening with solar, … Continue reading Don’t like change? Move off this planet.