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
Organic Certification Does More Harm Than Good
Commons of Biomass & the Enclosures of a Good Ordinary Wage….
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)
& here are some chapters
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.
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.
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 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
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
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.
And just to show that all academia has not sold its soul to Monsanto, here is something, peer-reviewed and published in Science.
This is a very useful report from Corporate Watch, which calls for the removal of organic certification for super markets. corporate_organics
Here are some chapters from the Commons of Soil
A Chapter from Romantic Economics – The Connection Between a Pink-Tailed Hebridean & a Windmill NIMBY?
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!
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
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