“In the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists has come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. One hundred techniques and practices are described here -some are well known; some you may have never heard of.”

Drawdown

Drawdown : The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming / Edited by Paul Hawken. — New York : Penguin Books, 2016.

Incorporamos este nuevo libro sobre el tema de la sostenibilidad. Proyectos pequeños, y  no tanto, que ya están en marcha en distintos ámbitos: energía, alimentación, uso de la tierra, transporte, materiales… Cada uno aporta una solución que, aunque puede ser solo local, contribuye a frenar el calentamiento global del planeta. La clave está en la suma de respuestas y en su adaptación al entorno. Los caminos son muchos.

Drawdown post

Drawdown : The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. Página 158.

“The Dassanach people of Sudan are one of the more intact cultural groups in the world. Once pastoralists, they now are priarily farmers due to the loss of their native grazing lands. Traditional or not, the Dassanach women are astonishingly creative in recycling throwaways into headdresses and necklaces ade from bottle caps, watch bands, and SIM cards. With small towns and bars springing up near the Omo River settleent, bottle caps have became abundant -so abundant that the women are beginning to sell their headdresses to visiting tourists.”