“Cancel the Apocalypse” by Andrew Simms

ISBN 978-1-40870-236-9. “Cancel The Apocalypse – The New Path to Prosperity” by Andrews Simms was published by Little, Brown in 2013. There never was a Transition book simply about economics. If there was it would look a lot like this. … Continue reading

Is High Wycombe “crap”?

“Wycombe in the running to be named ‘Britain’s Crappest Town’” went the headline. Well that’s a red flag to a bull isn’t it? To make it worse the local media implored the local population to “stand-up” to defend the town or … Continue reading

“The Burning Question” by Mike Berners-Lee & Duncan Clark

ISBN 978 178125 045 7. “The Burning Question – We can’t burn half the world’s oil, coal and gas. So how do we quit?” by Mike Berners-Lee and Duncan Clark.  We reviewed Mike Berners-Lee “How Bad are Bananas?” just over two … Continue reading

“What has Nature ever done for us?” by Tony Juniper

ISBN 978 1 84668 560 6. “What has Nature ever done for us? How money really does grow on trees” by Tony Juniper was published by Profile Books in 2013. Tony is best known as Britain’s foremost environmental campaigner and … Continue reading

“The Big Flatline” by Jeff Rubin

ISBN 978-0-230-34218-7. “The Big Flatline – Oil and the No-Growth Economy” by Jeff Rubin was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2012. You remember Jeff don’t you? He wrote the outstanding “How Your World is About to get a Whole Lot … Continue reading