Bottom-up or top-down?

Two plans for a #JustCollapse. One, bottom-up via #InsurgentPlanning and the other, top-down via PLAN E. In mid-October, Dr Liz Boulton speaks about PLAN E – how to enact a community climate and ecological emergency response. As Liz outlines in this podcast, it’s one of the most equitable and holistic approaches to planning for climateContinue reading “Bottom-up or top-down?”

Online international forum

It’s serious. Time to #TalkCollapse If we don’t talk, we won’t know, and we can’t plan. REGISTRATION As the world hurtles into an unplanned reactive collapse, calls for eternal positivity and faith in yet-to-be-invented technologies, are precluding necessary planning and preparation. Join us as we #TalkCollapse and set the ground work for taking realistic andContinue reading “Online international forum”

Decoupling debunked

It is no coincidence that these three graphs bear a near 1:1 correlation. Some ‘solutions’ or pathways out of the climate crisis claim that energy, CO2 and GDP can be decoupled; that we can grow or produce equivalent energy without emitting CO2. This is not the case – decoupling has been debunked. Collapse is inevitable,Continue reading “Decoupling debunked”

Insurgent Planning

#CollapseActivism: ‘If we want to build the kind of mass movement that can tackle this crisis, we need to think about equipping communities with the skills and tools to deal with climate impacts… The climate has changed, and we need to change our organizing and movements to deal with this new reality.’ Collapse is inevitable,Continue reading “Insurgent Planning”

UN: Let’s have no illusions

‘Let’s have no illusions. We are in rough seas. A winter of global discontent is on the horizon. A cost-of-living crisis is raging. Trust is crumbling. Our planet is burning. People are hurting – with the most vulnerable suffering the most… The international community is not ready or willing to tackle the big dramatic challengesContinue reading “UN: Let’s have no illusions”

Talk Collapse Campaign

How to #TalkCollapse? The Talk Collapse Campaign was launched by Just Collapse in late 2021 and builds on the work of pioneers who have been warning about collapse for decades. The Talk Collapse campaign mobilises those who understand the inevitability of collapse to communicate this knowledge as a matter of distributive justice. Everybody has theContinue reading “Talk Collapse Campaign”

Pure embodiment of fossil fuels

Distinguished Professor Vaclav Smil: ‘Wind turbines are the most visible symbols of the quest for renewable electricity generation. And yet, although they exploit the wind, which is as free and as green as energy can be, the machines themselves are pure embodiments of fossil fuels.’ Green energy is a myth. It is a con, aContinue reading “Pure embodiment of fossil fuels”

The French President said what?!?

French President Emmanuel Macron talks collapse: ‘What we are currently living through is a kind of major tipping point or a great upheaval … we are living the end of what could have seemed an era of abundance … the end of the abundance of products of technologies that seemed always available … the endContinue reading “The French President said what?!?”