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Here is an A4 printable version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream A Midsummer Night’s Dream A4

Chapter Eighteen from A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Manifesto

Chapter Eighteen – The Contemporary Manifesto

Organic Certification Does More Harm Than Good

Organic Certification Does More HarmThan Good

Commons of Biomass & the Enclosures of a Good Ordinary Wage….

Work in Progress

A Potent Nostalgia

A Potent Nostalgia explores the moral, physical, historical & archaeological strata which lie ready for re-habitation.  Patrick’s thesis is that life after oil may bring both a sense of relief and many new pleasures.  The book was published in January 2013, but here’s the full text (A4 printable)

A POTENT NOSTALGIA A4 Printable

& here are some chapters

The Machine stops & Farmers’ Markets – Super Markets (Two Chapters)

Commons of Fertility (1st March)

INSTITUTIONS AND DENIAL

THE CARBON DELUSION

SERIOUSNESS

The Commons of Soil has been printed, but below is an A4 printable version.  It owes a large debt to the moral philosophy of the late Ivan Ilich.

The Commons of Soil A4

Here is Ivan Illich’s Declaration on Soil.  There is also a link to an Ivan Illich library on the links page.  http://www.davidtinapple.com/illich/1990_declaraion_soil.PDF

The Lost Coefficient of Time is Patrick’s refutation of the assumptions, which have informed the Centre for Alternative Technology’s Zero Carbon Britain 2030 report.  It is in print, but here is an A4 printable version.

The Lost Coefficient of Time (final) A4

Please feel free to use, or publish, but sources must be given.  These documents remain the property of Patrick Noble.

THE FOLLOWING ARE SEMINAL DOCUMENTS FROM OTHERS

Here is the pdf. of climate scientist, Peter Kalmus’s new book, Becycling becycling

& here is a beautiful article from Yes Magazine, by Peter Kalmus on why he’s given up all flying & much more http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/life-after-oil/how-far-can-we-get-without-flying-20160211

Here is an important report from GRAIN – Hungry for Land: small farmers feed the world with less than a quarter of all farmland.http://www.grain.org/e/4929 with additional  Hungry for land dataset

Here is another extra-ordinarily hopeful paper from University of East Anglia and world-wide partners lead by Professor Jules Pretty – Resource-Conserving Agriculture Increases Yields in Developing Countries – PrettyetalES&T2006Vol40(4),pp1114-19

Here is James Hansen with all the statistics on climate change & our universal inability to change

http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/mailings/2014/20140221_DraftOpinion.pdf

Below is a beautiful and true essay by Eliot Coleman, master grower from New England, entitled “Organic Agriculture is deeply rooted in Science and Ecology”, by courtesy of Grist.org

http://www.grist.org/sustainable-farming/2011-04-20-eliot-coleman-essay-organic

And to remind me of my formative influences, along with Ivan Illich,  John Seymour is still direct and true and utterly appropriate for our times.  This has been sent by David Farrel from an early Ressurgence magazine.

John Seymour, The Age of Plunder

And just to show that all academia has not sold its soul to Monsanto, here is something, peer-reviewed and published in Science.

Sustainable Agriculture – Science

This is a very useful report from Corporate Watch, which calls for the removal of organic certification for super markets. corporate_organics[1]

Here are some chapters from the Commons of Soil

MONEY from The Commons of Soil

RECLAIMING COMMONS from The Commons if Soil

WHAT REMAINS

ESCAPING THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PROJECT

SOME DANGERS INHERANT IN MY POSITION

A Chapter from Romantic Economics – The Connection Between a Pink-Tailed Hebridean & a Windmill NIMBY?

MENDEL’S ECONOMY

Choose a good book by the fire

For the Soil Association – Business as Usual

From the Archive!  – An Address to the Assembly at Connah’s Quay at the Last GM trial in Wales AN ADDRESS TO THE ASSEMBLY AT CONNAH’S QUAY

And also some verses for the GM March to Westminster some time ago!

GM verses for GM march to Westminster TRIPS

Patrick has something to say in “Comment” in the April Food Ethics – Journal of the Food Ethics Council Food Ethics Magazine

A thing of the past? Welsh Government’s Highly Protected Marine Zone Designation Threatens Bardsey Island’s Future

BardseyFishingHPMCZ2

Conversation from Defra web site – Agricultural Innovation & Technology

Basic Income – The moral riches of enough – Feasta http://www.feasta.org/2012/12/18/cultivating-sustainable-and-ethical-prosperity-with-basic-income/

Dr John Navazio – Selection & Maintenance of Open Pollinated Varieties – Plant Breeding for the Future – http://www.seedsofchange.com/market_growers/field_report_navazio_32.aspx

ORGANIC – STATE OR METHOD

THE EMPEROR OF IPCC IS A NAKED PHYSICIST

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2 Responses to Downloads

  1. Dear Patrick
    Very much enjoyed the website. Would you consider putting a ‘subscribe’ box on the home page, so we would be alerted when you add material or posts?
    Please feel free, if you would like to, to link to our little community site http://cilcainvillagehall.wordpress.com/
    See you on Saturday…
    David & Carole Johnson
    (from Cilcain)

    • bryncocyn says:

      Dear David & Carole, I’ll certainly put in a Cilcain link. I’ll have to investigate subscribe boxes, because I’m not sure how to create one! You’ll have to educate me on Saturday – I note we are both word-pressed.
      Patrick

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