Category: Sustainability

Techos Solares Medellin

This is another project proposal for Medellin, where I live. It is a project I am going to pitch for the new mayor here. The idea for this one is to use roofs of poor neighborhood houses to install solar panels. Clean electricity generation will be very important for the future, and the tropics are […]

Interchangeable energy backed currencies?

I have been thinking a lot lately about why most complementary currency schemes do not work very well. I think I have some ideas. Most projects start off with lots of inspiration, commitment and excitement. There are often some very charismatic project leaders and lots of volunteer efforts and loads of idealism. The community gets […]

Why am I here in Medellín?

I now live in Medellín, Colombia, since 7 months. I came here because life put a lot of hints in front of me, one of them being love. But also because investigating about this city I realized there’s a bunch of interesting processes going on in this city. Medellin went through a undeniably special period […]

Sustainability – the Art of Nurturing Life

For most of my life, the current world we are living in to me was unsustainable. This had as a consequence that I was not able to imagine a world evolving from it. Any future vision of a society I could think of were some kind of post-something scenarios: post-collapse, post-partial-collapse, peak-oil scenarios, environmental disaster, […]