Sustaining Future

Monday, June 02, 2008

from a recent Permablitz newsletter

Come gaze with us now, into the future. For that is where we are heading, inexorably, the future. Will it be robot housemaids, or ruthless scavengers living on the arctic fringe in a post-oil climate-change nightmare?

Or not quite like either?

Indeed there is little in the world of futurology which looks between these extremes, which looks towards low energy futures with a nuanced vision.

Permaculture co-originator David Holmgren weighs in to fill this gap, drawing on 30 years of permaculture thinking. He envisions four possible post oil peak futures.



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