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David comments on his talk “that in discussions of man-made climate change some commentators either make soothing noises to discount the effects of ever-rising global population or wave their hands in the air as if the problem is too hard or too politically sensitive to be faced. Others find this a cop-out”. David Hepper’s talk will look at ways of reducing our individual carbon footprints through various kinds of “green living”, before proposing acceptable national and international policies that can help to defuse the “population bomb”.
When Tom and his wife bought their house in Farnham in 1997, they wanted to see what could be done with a fairly standard 80s “box”. They have achieved significant reductions in carbon emissions and improved comfort too. Come and find out how they did it!
All welcome. Free entry. Bar.
Informal Lunch time chats at The Spire Cafe, South Street, through months of January and February.
Where can Farnham go in the 2020s? How can the concept of transition and localisation be taken forward? How are they relevant to building a vibrant future for Farnham?
We’ll be at the cafe from 12 noon – 2.00pm on the 9th & 23rd Jan and the 6th & 20th February. Come and join us for an informal, unscripted chat over lunch.
For more information, contact: Rob 07796 176086 or Guy 07425 193847
We hope to initiate a process that will allow us to recognise emerging needs in Farnham and then to empower us to imagine positive, community-led ways to respond.
Framing this process in the context of transition and localisation enables us to move from one pattern of growth to another: to make a control shift from transactional values to more transformational ones where individual flourishing for all is the defining feature of a vibrant community.