A week of panic & uncertainty

We have known for years that our complex interconnected global community, with just in time delivery and lean stocking is vulnerable to significant disruption. As we continue to witness climate breakdown it has felt important for us to focus on developing a stronger local-food…

What next for BRACE?

BRACE llanfyllin has been active for one year already, what have we achieved?

End of empire

What’s going on? Much of what we thought was the bedrock of our society is dissolving before our eyes, the rule of reason and logic is breaking down as nation states fall away and corporate power and oligopoly takes over. A symptom of the…

BRACE horticulture

This week, from 10.00 am we are planting bulbs and moving wood chip in the Cae Bodfach field Meet at the Llanfyllin Institute 03/12/19 10.00 am We are meeting every Tuesday from 10.00 am. Its informal come along anytime, we usually finish by 1.00…

Tree planting

“Forest restoration isn’t just one of our climate change solutions, it is overwhelmingly the top one.” (Prof Thomas Ward Crowther – Chief Scientific Advisor to the UN’s Trillion Tree Campaign)  Lisa Barlow from the Severn Rivers Trust has 2,000 trees to plant under the NRW…

pontbren

A farmer-led approach to sustainable land management in the uplands The Pontbren Project is an innovative approach to using woodland management and tree planting to improve the efficiency of upland livestock farming, led by a group of neighbouring farmers in mid-Wales. They went on…

Jem Bendell, deep adaption

Jem Bendell, Professor for Sustainability rose to prominence with his paper Deep Adaption earlier this year. This video catches him in a reflective mood, well worth a listen. He sets a context for his support of XR and gives us lots more to think…

Economic Armageddon

This lecture may appear a bit dry and technical, that’s how finance people speak, but see past that to understand the key themes of what he is saying, this is dynamite. We all know that this is the case, we just probably haven’t fully…

One School One Planet launch

We welcome any support and involvement from teh BRACE group for the launch event for Small and Slow Solutions. We really hope this publication can contribute to accelerating the responses to the climate crisis, the book is especially aimed at 165 years looking at…

Yes it is an emergency!

Is it strong to be calling this an emergency? The question was raised by the Town Council. We discussed this at the BRACE meeting this week and the answer we came back with is yes.. emergency is absolutely the right term as immediate action…