Climate change is taking place. Will we have the wisdom to survive? Here’s a link to the trailer of this inspiring film that focuses on how we can live creatively and even joyfully in the midst of this catastrophe.
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, Heart and Soul
, Joanna Macy
, Local Energy
, local food
, Richard Heinberg
, Transition Albany
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A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil (2006) is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environment-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide.
The documentary focuses on innovations in transportation, recycling, social benefits including affordable housing, parks, and the processes that transformed Curitiba into one of the most livable cities in the world.
Cities should be a solution not a problem for human beings. The city of Curitiba has demonstrated for the past 40 years how to transform problems into cost-effective solutions that can be applied in most cities around the world.
Here’s the trailer
We offer it in the spirit of showing people what’s possible when we think outside the box.
St Albans Church is kindly sponsoring the film and the event is free of charge. Bring snacks to share if you would like!
Time Banks are a powerful solution to disintegrating communities and shaky economies, whether national or personal. Come and learn how you can join an East Bay-focussed Time Bank that supports everyone getting their needs met and gives dignity to every kind of service, no matter whether it is valued by the current economy or not. A meal at Potala costs about $12 and is delicious, cooked with love, and gluten-, sugar- and animal-product-free. If you haven’t yet experienced this local treasure, you’re in for a treat! If you’d like to come and not eat, that’s fine too.