It’s been a fantastic year for the Leeds Permaculture Network, so come on down to our end-of-year celebratory meal and permaculture-themed quiz for the chance to WIN a top permaculture book. Don’t forget to bring-a-question for the quiz!
Karen Inwood , director of IPES (the Permaculture Institute of El Salvador), is giving a talk at the School of Geography on Monday 30 November at 7 pm at the School of Geography Lecture Theatre (School of Geography East building). Her talk will focus on IPES’s efforts to develop the structures and knowledge base to best tackle climate change in rural communities in El Salvador. Karen is an insping speaker.
Old Sleningford Farm is an amazing place well worth a visit - a thriving informal community dedicated to having a good time whilst demonstrating a low impact way of life, inspiring self reliance through sharing ideas and resources.
Thursday 19th November – SAG will be screening the independent film The Age of Stupid*, in which Pete Postlethwaite who in 2055, lives in a world devastated by the effects of climate change, examines footage from 2008 and asks “why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance?”
The film will be followed by the chance to take part in a question & answer session with experts from the School of Earth & Environment.
5pm, Lecture Theatre F, School of Earth & Environment, University
Doctor Joseph Murphy presents a seminar on climate change policy and explains what we should expect from our world leaders during the Copenhagen Conference which will be taking place on 7th– 18th December 2009.
5.30pm, Lecture Theatre E, School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds.