28 Feb 2007
Relocalisation – Acting Locally on Global Issues – Russ Grayson.
Here is a rather good article (not from New Statesman, I just thought the cover illustrated the piece quite well…) which sets out the case for relocalisation as a response to peak oil, and which puts the work underway in Kinsale and Totnes in a global context. Although its focus is largely on Australia, it does present a compelling overview of the case for relocalisation and also a sense of the momentum that this concept is generating. It also namechecks the work of Heinberg and Holmgren, a sure way to grab my attention… . You can find the original article here.
**Relocalisation – acting locally on global issues. By Russ Grayson.**
The last time I encountered localism was in the 1990s, when a number of rural towns launched “buy local