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Climate Struggle means supporting Indigineous Struggle 

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Low-Tech Carbon Capture and Reforestation 

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Alternative Finance / Bankrolling The Future We Want 

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also wondering now, how many indigenous/poc/blk folx are on sunbeam.city?

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it's been clear for 500 years now that environmental justice isn't going to come without full-scale decolonization

which requires white environmentalists do more than reinvent the wheel of neoliberal action as a means of centering their concerns and empire

if anything that's the biggest "we told you so moment"

moreso than the pithy political farts of white veganism

Or to paraphrase Kesīqnaeh: fascism is colonialism turned inward.

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Sorry for spamming the timeline! After posting I reread the old CW / Topic ( was: Indigenous Struggle is Climate Struggle) and thought it came off as flattening indigenous struggles which I don't know enough about. I'm currently reading about decolonization and indigenous struggles and realizing how they are fundamental for climate justice and and how we should be supportive of those struggles.

Climate Struggle means supporting Indigineous Struggle 

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Hong Kong revolutionaries cutting down a facial recognition tower in a dank display of praxis ✊

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Tomorrow, day 1 at 4pm, there is a second meetup to plan a DC microgrid with electric power from renewable sources: events.ccc.de/camp/2019/wiki/S #cccamp19 #solarpunk

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@hhardy01
Trees live for a long time and when they die not all the carbon is released. A good amount is sequestered into the soil. If we har est trees for 'back to eden gardening' type of soil building we can bind good amounts of carbon in the soil, while making it more fertile and erosion resistant at the same time.
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Low-Tech Carbon Capture and Reforestation 

One example is the (Jord Arbetere Kapital/ Land Labour Capital) model of banking in Scandinavia. It is a cooperative, member owned banking model. Members forgo interests on their savings in order be able to offer interest free loans to other members, or take out interest free loans themselves. Members also have a say in the operation of the bank and what projects get financed. This is based on and understanding the inequality machine that usury is.

monneta.org/en/the-jak-bank-mo

If the negative interest rates set by central banks continue to exist, at some point your bank will start charging you (even more) for holding your money. This is guaranteed to happen with <0 interest.

In the past one had to make a financial sacrifice by forgoing income on savings when switching to an interest-free bank (and not everyone can afford financial solidarity), now all banks are becoming essentially interest free. You might even save money by switching to an interest-free bank.

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I find that I keep coming back to certain strands of research that I want to share with you, so I have an idea: I'll do a new thing where I will make a few threads around certain topics which I will pin to my profile and which I will continue to update over time. Maybe this is the most consistent approach to sharing this knowledge in the fediverse as it gives you a way to connect older to newer findings.

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@tuxom Yes we must change how we produce (not just food) BUT don't believe the lies when they tell you technology is the answer.

Use LED's, IoT, indoor growing, aquaponics, GM, etc...? Focus on money "solutions"?

NO.

Use Permaculture. Grow back diverse perennials and food forestry?
Grow back functioning communities?
Develop true value and worth?

YES.

Think local. Act local
(the global is a bi-product).

#XR #Permaculture #NoMoreLies

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"Wir werden so lange weitermachen, bis alle Bagger stillstehen!"

Nähe #Leipzig im Tagebau "Vereinigtes Schleenhain" wurde heute ein Kohlebagger besetzt
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The idea of 'dis-economies of scale' is very significant. However, one shouldn't get blinded too by ideas of 'small is beautiful'. The industrial system produces a lot externalities in the form of pollution and animal harm whilst simultaneously aiding in high quality sustenance for the (West's ) poor. The above model is counting on the average production of 32 eggs a day, how many is that supposed to feed? The model doesn't explain. Furthermore the model almost disregards the labour costs as something of 5 min a day and as a form of 'play'. This is disingenuous. Who takes care, responsibility, repairs things, looks after the ill chickens, goes out in the rain and cold to collect eggs etc etc.

Having said that, I would love to help out with something like the proposed chicken co-op.

"The findings also raise some significant challenges to the
fundamental assumption built into conventional economic
theory and practice, i.e., that markets do things best and
especially that they maximise efficiency. A major argument
against the market concerns its inevitable effect of allocating
scarce resources and goods to the rich; things are distributed
according to effective demand”, i.e., capacity to pay. This
determines the very low proportion of world resources that flow to poorer people, and in poorer countries it results in
development mainly of those industries which produce for
richer people.

[...]

More importantly by accepting the market principle as the sole determinant of distribution and development conventional economic theory rules out non-monetary considerations of ecological benefit and , morality and /justice, security and resilience, social bonding effects, and enhanced amenity and leisure resources."

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"A Comparison Between the Monetary, Resource and Energy Costs of the Conventional Industrial Supply Path and the “Simpler Way” Path for the Supply of Eggs"

by T. Trainer,· A. Malik, M. Lenzen

"Global requires large-scale reductions in rich world per capita resource use rates. Globalised, industrialised and commercialised supply paths involve high resource, energy, dollar and other costs. However, “The Simpler Way” involving
small-scale integrated localised settlements and economies can enable enormous reductions in these costs. Most transport,
packaging and marketing costs can be eliminated, and various outputs such as animal manures, kitchen scraps, garden bio-
mass, household grey and black water can be transformed from costly “waste” disposal problems into direct inputs to other
functions such as methane digesters, composting, and fish and animal feeds. [...]

This study uses input–output analysis of one product, , to illustrate how big the difference between the two paths can
be. "

Go to sci-hub.tw and enter this url: doi.org/10.1007/s41247-019-005 to get the paper.

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