Prepping and Collapse

Is It Wrong To Stockpile?

By |2020-03-30T19:11:01+00:00March 28th, 2020|Blog, Coronavirus, Energy and Climate Change, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

Our Uncertain Future Blog - All Posts We live in interesting times, with news items from around the world, and around our own country, of frequent 'natural' disasters, particularly flooding and wildfires. Then when it seems like we're getting respite along comes the Coronavirus pandemic. For many people this is the first time they've

‘Overwhelming and terrifying’: the rise of climate anxiety

By |2020-02-27T12:39:51+00:00February 27th, 2020|Energy and Climate Change, News, Prepping and Collapse, Wildfires|

Experts concerned young people’s mental health particularly hit by reality of the climate crisis Over the past few weeks Clover Hogan has found herself crying during the day and waking up at night gripped by panic. The 20-year-old, who now lives in London, grew up in Queensland, Australia, cheekbyjowl with the country’s wildlife, fishing

The Good Life

By |2020-02-25T11:17:35+00:00February 24th, 2020|Blog, News, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

Our Uncertain Future Blog - All Posts My early attempts at following the 'Good Life' and becoming self-sufficient were not very effective. While the installation of solar panels to generate our own electricity went quite well, learning to grow our own food - in a typical suburban garden - was not so successful. I knew

Climate and Ecological Crisis? What’s all the fuss about?

By |2020-02-04T08:54:39+00:00February 4th, 2020|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, News, Opinion, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

On Friday night I attended a talk on climate change held in Chagford in Dartmoor, south Devon. It was entitled "Climate and Ecological Crisis? What's all the fuss about?" and I found it very interesting, and also quite moving. I went along expecting it to be another vanilla climate change talk - you know

Resilience: Preparing for Social Collapse and Climate Catastrophe | Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

By |2020-01-24T08:46:19+00:00January 24th, 2020|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Opinion, Our Uncertain Future, Pollution, Prepping and Collapse|

I just came across this and found it was a pretty good summary of my current viewpoint - recommended reading: Resilience: Preparing for Social Collapse and Climate Catastrophe | Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee Climate emergency is confronting us with the accelerating effects of our materialistic culture: extreme droughts, storms, and fires, and not just oceans filling

I’m a Collapsologue – Who Knew?

By |2020-01-22T18:23:32+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, News, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

I learned two new words today, courtesy of an article linked to from the Positive Deep Adaptation group on Facebook, of which I'm a member. The article is ‘Collapsologie’: Constructing an Idea of How Things Fall Apart. Apparently French writers have defined 'Collapsologie' as the "applied and transdisciplinary science of collapse". Those who think

My Journey 2: How I Started to Look Behind The Curtain

By |2020-02-10T19:38:28+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

Introduction is here I used to be like everyone else I know, having a job to earn money to buy stuff, run a car, fly on holiday and all the rest. Now, after looking behind the curtain, I have become so concerned about the increasing problems I see with the environment (particularly accelerating climate change,

Climate change could render assets ‘worthless’, Bank of England governor warns

By |2020-01-13T19:13:28+00:00January 18th, 2020|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation, Prepping and Collapse|

Financial sector ‘not moving fast enough’ to divest from fossil fuels, Mark Carney says Climate breakdown could render investments held by millions of people “worthless”, the outgoing governor of the Bank of England has warned. Mark Carney suggested the financial sector had not yet woken up to the looming crisis and was “not moving

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