13 Apr 2007
A Date for the Diary. ‘Positive Energy – going carbon neutral’ – a conference at Findhorn.
You might want to put the following event in your diary now, it promises to be one of the highlights of 2008. The Findhorn Foundation in Scotland has decided to do its Spring conference on community responses to peak oil and climate change, with the title **Positive Energy – going carbon neutral**. Speakers will include Joanna Macey, Richard Heinberg, Megan Quinn, Jonathan Dawson and myself. While the conference is still at the very early planning stages, here is the information such as it as at the moment.
**Going Carbon Neutral**
Findhorn Foundation Easter Conference, March 22 – 28, 2008
An exploration of creative community responses to Peak Oil and Climate Change in the company of some of the world’s leading thinkers, activists and practitioners.
**Joanna Macy** – Deep ecologist, author of World as Lover,World as Self and Coming Back to Life
**Richard Heinberg** – Ecologist and educator, author of Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World
**Richard Olivier** – Director, Olivier Mythodrama Assoc.
**Richard Lochead, MSP** – Scotland’s Shadow Environment Minister
**Dorothy MacLean** – Co-founder of the Findhorn Foundation
**Megan Quinn** – Outreach Director, Community Service, US
**Rob Hopkins** – Founder of Transition Towns initiative, UK
**Jonathan Dawson** – President, Global Ecovillage Network
>“Work on climate change is not served by playing upon our fear or guilt but by an
enthusiastic release of creativity and ingenuity such as happens when
we feel ourselves called forward on a great adventure