“From today until Saturday, May 1st, we’ll be collecting and sharing all of the actions and projects y’all are doing!!!”
“Solarpunk is everything from a positive imagining of our collective futures to actually creating it. We’ll have to make it ourselves, and we’ll have to help each other make it.”
Solarpunk is becoming quite a point of interest in these parts:
Meanwhile, there are lots and lots of projects, initiatives and activities happening.
And this week is a good time to look at them all ( please remember the VGS is apolitical so does not endorse political content of things we link to):
It’s Solarpunk Action Week!!!!
From today until Saturday, May 1st, we’ll be collecting and sharing all of the actions and projects y’all are doing!!! This summer is going to be great, so let’s ramp it up together! Let us see those actions, folks!
There are tons of resources, inputs and inspiring ideas on Reddit:
With a couple of example threads to look at:
Here is a really extensive library of resources, again on Reddit – with an American slant inevitably, but, still, there are several useful places to go:
Solarpunk – hope for the future
Solarpunk is everything from a positive imagining of our collective futures to actually creating it. The only reason why we don’t live in a solarpunk world right now is because no one has bothered to make it yet. We’ll have to make it ourselves, and we’ll have to help each other make it. That’s why it is solarpunk. Below are some resources – many crowdsourced – to help create such a future…
And there are plenty of other resources and ideas for projects:
Solarpunk – Appropedia (good list of links)
The Solarpunk Network (good list of ‘what can I do’ during Solarpunk Week)
Just a little morbid — Solarpunk resources, books, lesson plans for… (resources for schools)
resources | Solarpunk Station (lots of ideas)
The Solarpunk Gardener (lots of lovely ideas and videos and the like)
To finish: a great example from the UK:
Last Solarpunk action week we started up a Permaculture Club in our village. We met once before the lockdown, but we’ve been chatting online, and now we’ve flowered into public action by setting up a seed library in the village’s now-defunct telephone box.