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Well, the astrophysicist and I finally managed to write something together. More than a year and a half ago when I moved to Scienceblogs I promised that Eric would be my sometime- collaborator. I promise I did not realize was a total lie. You see, the way we’ve managed over the years to raise four…

Final report from John on the ASPO Conference I am back on the train to New York, reviewing what occurred in the last three days. Thinking over what I learned in the talks given on an autopsy of the Gulf Oil spill brings to mind the ones given in the “Message, Media and Outreach” section.…

Yes, We Won But Now What…

John reporting from the ASPO conference. I may have been trained as scientist, but when it came down to choosing among three competing and valuable breakout sessions in the same time slot, I choose “Peak Oil: Scenario Planning: Preparing for the Days Ahead” with John Michael Greer, AndrĂ© Angelantoni and Dick Vodra instead of the…

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

Like how classily your blogiste introduced her co-bloggers before they put up their first posts? How gracefully I’ve managed to make everything work? Yeah, me neither. I must plead sleep deprivation and exhaustion – since I arrived in Washington at 3am on Thursday morning, I’ve not had time to touch my computer – I’ve been…

Greetings, I’m John Bell, one of the people helping Sharon live-blog the ASPO conference in Washington D.C. Sharon has asked us to introduce ourselves and tell her readers why we are attending the conference. I am writing this as I travel to Washington D.C. on the train. First, I have help start Transition Westchester, a…

I know there has been a lot of ASPO posting right now – what can I say except it is consuming my entire existence, so it creeps into your blog posts too ;-). The fun part will come when the conference liveblogging begins and all that great information starts flowing! But this is pretty awesome.…

Sundry

Various Updates: First of all, Aaron Newton and I will be offering the Adapting-in-Place class again for the very last time for at least six months, and maybe longer. So if you’ve ever thought of taking the class, now is the time! Adapting in Place is my favorite class – it covers everything from what’s…