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The next BRACE meeting is July 4th. it is open to all and free to attend. We are exploring some of the many themes raised by climate change, and have already started more strands of conversation that we can keep up with. It seems…

Uninhabitable Earth

David Wallace-Wells is Deputy editor and climate columnist for New York magazine. His book “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming” is available now and is causing a stir around the world. Its 2 hours, so it is a bit of an investment to watch…

Notes from 20th June

Next meeting: Our Future Wales – Wellbeing and Future Generations Act. Chair: Alison Think of how it can be opportunity to connect with this initiative that hopes to tackle climate change, loneliness, health services and technologies to keep people well. UPDATE STEVE ON FUNDING:…

Regenerative agriculture is the future

Agro- forestry. Basically this is a strategy to integrate the forest back into farming. See Wakelyns research farm below surrounded by mono culture it is interesting to see how it contrasts with its neighbours. Some primary cropland is given over to trees which does…

Notes from 6/6/19

Thanks to Aine who chaired the meetings, next meeting facilitator: Barbara Electric Vehicles Talk from Bill Smith, Bill owned and ran Bashchurch service garage for 35 years and has an extensive knowledge of the motor trade and electric vehicles from their first introduction to…

George Monbiot on why ‘Climate Change Goes Deeper Than Capitalism’

Guardian columnist George Monbiot is one of the foremost progressive political thinkers in Britain today, one who has long put a spotlight on environmental issues, particularly those ignored by the mainstream press. He joins us The Elephant to talk about how the climate change…

Cymru Ein Dyfodol – Our Future Wales

I think this really matters, it is essential for Wales as a nation as it puts us on the leading edge of positive change. Evaluating all new development through the perspective of the Well Being of Future Generations Act creates an essential lens that…

June 6th Meeting

Argyfwng – Emergency This week we return to the theme of emergency. Notably the Welsh first minister has indicated he will not support he M4 extension in South Wales as it is incompatible with the declaration of a climate emergency. So obviously this can…