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cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/435152 > cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/435150 > > > cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/435149 > > > > > I want to find the most sustainable operating system, because computers nowadays waste a lot of energy, because of data collection and data processing. Avoiding unnecessary processes and using resources in a mindful way could reduce the CO2 output on the whole world. > > > > > > This discussion grew very fast and I put all links to other platforms in the end of the blog article.


cross-posted from: https://slrpnk.net/post/46443 > Old society is not going to leave the scene peacefully. They will go down kicking and screaming, until their last breath leeching energy and matter from the planet and all of us. When they die anyway, why should they let us survive? > > **So, should we have a SolarPunk warfare available to defend the planet (including ourselves) against "apres nous, le deluge" strategy of planet destroyers?** > > There was an attempt to create similar kind of warfare, within the ranks of US Army, of all imaginable places. **The 1st Earth Battalion**, if *not exactly* what we may imagine, was certainly planet-oriented. > https://web.archive.org/web/20110811190649/http://arcturus.org/field_manual.pdf > > So, what do you think of the initial question? And if we need it, do you know any examples that could help us answer it and, perhaps, develop the idea towards implementation?




*Morning coffee musings* Transition / Collapse solutions — how to get most out of collapsing infrastructure. During slo-mo catastrophe, more and more infrastructure may become unused, but still technically working. This is what we have now with empty buildings / apartments for example. Or some abandoned industrial facilities taken over by their crews. But there are more technical challenges. If the grid is down, what shall we need to redirect output of a local wind/solar farm to the local community use? How to start running local rail transport? How to salvage content of a logistic centre before it gets marauded? Etc. etc… The inconvenience here lies in the fact that most of such actions are considered illegal *under regular circumstances*. But we will need them when conditions cease to be "regular". I believe we should be able to discuss them under the general category of "civil / civic defense" or "communal resilience". What do you think?

Hi, We just started a [fundraising campaign](https://zrzutka.pl/en/a2gfn6) to buy our first boat, intended as a proof-of-concept for the WartaMAX project. It will be the first boat fully dedicated for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) here in Poznań (Western Poland). It will also be the beginning of the process to introduce SolarPunk values into local communities across Warta bioregion. See more on slides below. Supporters and interested associates warmly invited! ![](https://lemmy.ml/pictrs/image/16c6ed49-93d0-49c8-ac9c-bb54bc60c385.png) ![](https://lemmy.ml/pictrs/image/f3e2702a-7a32-44e5-9eb8-8cd6fcb2b4b6.png) ![](https://lemmy.ml/pictrs/image/2a4b6341-7f8e-4472-8789-50eb6dc71984.png) ![](https://lemmy.ml/pictrs/image/f910455a-2403-43b7-b03e-f5530760668d.png)




Solpunk '22 - 26-31 Aug 2022, Denmark
From the event's site: What Is SolPunk?? Solpunk22 is a gathering for anyone interested in creating anything solarpunk with others! Well, what does that actually mean? Is it an un-conference, is it a festival, is it just some punks in a field? We don't know yet, but a wise guess is that punks here are interested in many of the following things: Lowtech and community tech, Energy reduction and renewables, sharing resources, temporary nomadic community, dancing, alternative economy, creating a just future, hackathons, dumpster diving, opensource hardware, software and production, means of care and solidarity, community There was a Solpunk gathering last year, held at the grounds of the Myselium Collective, with workshops about solar panels, scuttlebutt/fediverse, edible wild plants, contact dancing, utopian thinking, dumpster diving, psychedelics, planetary meditations, local alternative history, starlight rave dancing and more and all the connections and meetings happening in between it all. A great opportunity to learn, experience and share. So bring your projects, make a workshop! [Read the flyer](http://futurologi.org/solpunk22.pdf)




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