On 18th Feb at 7.30pm in the Bakehouse there’s a talk about what lies beneath Greenwich. Anthony Durham on Greenwich Underground – more interesting than on top. There’s not much more information to go on at the moment at the Greenwich Industrial History blog, but hopefully it will go into the many mysterious things beneath the heath.
I attended David Fleming’s talk at the Climate Camp Is economics without growth possible?. The place was packed. It was really interesting to hear someone playing with big ideas, and asking difficult questions.
I’m the first to admit that I was out of my depth at this talk. The Wind Turbines talk was much more understandable to me. Nonetheless, here are my notes:
I’ve just been to the wind turbines talk at the Climate Camp on Blackheath. It was really well attended. The organisation who ran the talks are called v3power.co.uk. They often run courses explaining how to build your own wind turbine, but they’ve never held one in London. If anyone is interested, they would need to find some workshop space for a 3 day course… It sounds great to me.
Anyway, below are my notes from the talk:
All the hand made turbines at the camp were based on Hugh Piggott’s books. He is seen as the master of handmade wind farms. His book costs £12. Older versions of his book are free to download as pdf files from the website.