Monthly Archives: July 2012

Newsletter 97

Climate – Bill McKibben’s latest article on the dire state we’re in: and Clive Hamilton on the latest form of denialism: Drought – there ain’t no global warming. Welcome to cloud cuckoo land: Fire – it’s mind-boggling what’s happening in … Continue reading

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Newsletter 96

TSL Newsletter #96 Striving to transition from fossil fuel addiction to a zero carbon future Food – Joel Salatin’s new book is probably well worth reading. He starred in Food,Inc.: Agriculture – this shows the transformation taking place in Africa without … Continue reading

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Newsletter 95

Climate – a short video of weather events in the US recently: an interview with Michael Mann, of hockey stick fame, about climate denialists: Deforestation – an interactive map showing the state of the world’s forests: Economy – Tim Jackson … Continue reading

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Truly’s Indonesian Banana Hearts

A number of people asked for a ‘workshop’ to see how to make Indonesian Banana Hearts (flowerhead). Truly showed a group of us how. Ingredients for family of four: 3/4 shallots 270ml coconut milk 1 banana heart chillies salt – … Continue reading

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Building Resilience

We’re finding out in our little organic farm how difficult it is to make a going concern of organic farming. We’ve been growing vegetables for sale since last October and have yet to succeed in selling anywhere near enough just … Continue reading

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TSL Newsletter #94

Peak Oil – everyone, including Monbiot, seems to think PO is no longer a problem! Here’s a voice of sanity: and Nicole Foss puts things in perspective: and, for good measure, Sharon Astyk: Health – Fabian sent this short … Continue reading

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