Luke Miller Callahan, from the GroAction Network, interviewed David Holmgren in November 2011 and asked him “How do we move away from a fossil-fuel based society?” Luke says “For all you suburbia nay-sayers out there, this discussion will be especially interesting to you.
- David Holmgren
- November 11, 2011
- Energy descent, Permaculture musings, Political & social
The upcoming transition away from a fossil – fuel based society: David Holmgren talks strategy
Available to watch in full on Youtube, David Holmgren explains a low cost technique for revegetating eroded gullies without heavy machinery or chemicals. The technique turns thick, fire-prone blackberry cover into useful fire-resistant trees on what was a landscape completed denuded in the gold era.
This interview by ABC radio’s Landline program by Tim Lee was first published 28/03/2004. It features Rod May, an organic farmer and the former mayor of Hepburn, Ted Lefroy of CSIRO’s Sustainable Ecosystems, Su Dennett and Maureen Corbett from Melliodora as well as David Holmgren.