8 August 2013
The Simple Revolution: Posters and PresentationsA collection of posters and powerpoint presentations from talks I have given.
Green Scythe Fair Posters
Draft posters for the forthcoming Green Scythe Fair in Somerset.
- Climate Change: Why does it matter? (.pdf)
- Peak Oil: Why does it matter? (.pdf)
- Climate Change: What can you do? (.pdf)
- Climate Change: How to reduce your emissions (.pdf)
Radical Emissions Conference
Poster displayed at the Radical Emissions Reduction Conference in London, December 2013:
The Simple Revolution (.pdf)
The Simple Revolution: Powerpoint Presentation
How we need to change: The Simple Revolution
"If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. ... We need not wait to see what others do." - Mahatma Gandhi
Simple Revolution Powerpoint Presentation - Work in progress
My talk is about showing people:
- How urgent the situation is.
- The changes some of us have made to significantly reduce our emissions.
- Why they need to act now, rather than wait for government action.
- That we can make a difference.
Structure of the talk
- ~30 minutes - update on climate change. Bombard people with facts and images
- ~5 minutes - why renewables not an answer
- ~5 minutes - why they need to act and how they can make a difference
- ~15 minutes - how they need to act
- ~30 minutes - Questions
About the author
Pedro (Pete Brace) graduated from university with a first class honours degree in Computer Science. He then went on to work in the video games industry for 7 years, soon earning a good salary as a Lead Game Programmer, but living an unfulfiling and unsustainable life. In the end he came to his senses and left his job to find a more sustainable life. He is now very happy living as an eco-peasant at Tinkers' Bubble fossil fuel free community in Somerset, UK, where he earns around 97% less than in his old job.