Found 2 results tagged with 'future'

Reinventing the parking structure

Reinventing the parking structure

A look at possible urban farming in the post petroleum future, making the most of the situation and thinking about survival.

The voices in the peak oil conversation have made it clear to me that problems with the production and transportation of vegetables will demand more food to be grown closer to the point of consumption - back yards, roof tops, window sills and so on.
Kunstler believes that cities will contract, and those on the coast (exposed to sea level rise) are certainly likely to, as are those that require air conditioning or heating to make the climate bearable.

June 21, 2010  Urban  Future  Farming 
The reversal of the economic engine

The reversal of the economic engine

A brief article summarising my understanding of the current and possible future economic modal based on energy and resource extraction, consumption and growth.

The picture seems far from bright and there are a number of factors that could influence the outcome but the overall direction seems clear.

Picture: Neville Sinclair
June 08, 2011  future  post peak  energy