Albert K. Bates On-line Bibliography
In Peru, 2003, Mexico 2004, Iceland (with President Grimsson) 2005, NYC 2006, Tennessee 2007 (by Justine Kurland), Copenhagen 2009, Iowa (with Peter Hurst and Danny Day) 2010, Belize 2012, Tennessee 2013, Cuba 2013 (by Isaebella Doherty), Dominican Republic with Biochar Bob Cirino 2015 (by Jeff Wallin)
View Albert Bates entry in Wikipedia.
Albert Bates' full c.v. is now back on line.
Albert blogs at peaksurfer.blogspot.com, available for RSS feed, subscription and on Kindle e-book readers. These blogs are frequently syndicated to Energy Bulletin, Permaculture Research Institute, and Culture Change. He tweets at @peaksurfer.
Recent radio clips, YouTube interviews, and podcasts:
- Cultivate! at the Fringe Festival, Dublin, Summer 2007
- Interview with NPR's Guy Rathbun on KCBR in 2007
- The c-realm podcast with KMO and Dmitry Orlov, May 2008
- A walking tour of the Ecovillage Training Center, Summer 2006
- Liberadio with Mary Mancini, October, 2006
- Cut to the Chase with Marshall Masters, January 2007
- Earthworms with Jean Ponzi, February 2007
- Third Planet Report with Alan Graf, winter 2006-2007 (several)
- Enlightened Business Radio Show, May, 2010
- the ETC podcast with KMO from the Ecovillage Training Center, 2010
- Tough Transition on Radio Ecoshock with Alex Smith from Vancouver, 2012
- Great Lakes Bioneers on Radio Ecoshock with Alex Smith from Chicago, 2013
- Doomstead Diner with Joe Smith from Alaska, 2013
- Valhalla Movement from Sirius Community in Massachusetts, Nov 13, 2013
Some longer talks, from Michigan's annual Local Futures conference 2009-2011:
Models of Resilience and Regeneration
Life at the Farm
The Cocreative Adventure
Panel with Nicole Foss, KMO, Christian Smith and Aaron Wissner
Albert's Blog can be found as a link from the Great Change website. A profile by Jim Windolf appeared in the April 2007 Green Issue of Vanity Fair. Downloads of many of Albert's presentations can be found on the Great Change website. Albert has been or will be appearing in a number of films, including How to Boil A Frog, Global Warming: Solutions, Forty Years on The Farm, American Commune, and Metamentary.
Albert Bates' latest book, The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change, was released by New Society Publishers in 2010.
Supreme Court of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Some other works by Albert Bates available on-line:
Ecovillage and Sustainable Community
Brazil 2009 Image by Leonide Principe of National Geographic
Politics and Power
Human Rights and Dignity
Contact for speaking engagements:
Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
Global Village Institute
biochar at thefarm dot org
download Albert's Mayan Riviera slide show (11 Mb).Albert talks at a resort hotel in the Mayan Riviera about Mexico's oil-and-tourism economy, economic vulnerability, the asteroid, the fisherman, coral reefs and coastal trade routes of the Maya, hurricanes, ethanol and tortillas, the possible extinction of life on Earth, our Achilles Heel of linear thinking, and the spark of hope in an age of despair.
download Albert's Bolinas California slide show (14 Mb).
download Albert's IPC-8 (Brazil) slide show (14 Mb).
download Albert's ICSA-9 (Italy) slide show (12 Mb).
download Albert's ICSA-9 paper on sustainability (88 Kb).
view Albert's Cultivate Culture Night (Dublin) YouTube interviews.
download Albert's Fall 2007 New York slide show (10 Mb).
download Albert's Fall 2007 Philadelphia slide show (9 Mb).
download Albert's interview on KCBR (14 Mb). NPR's Guy Rathbun asks about the slope of the curve, urban permaculture, petro-product ubiquity, Lovelock's worst case, climate mitigation by massive desert reforestation propelled by coastal desalination run on wind and tidal energy, fireside chats, tortilla wars, permafuels, politicians with toes in the water, rain barrels and root cellars, Cuba, the Classic Inca civil society, food substitutions, and surfer lifestyles..
Listen to Albert and Dmitry Orlov on the C-realm podcast.
download Albert's March 2008 Sweetbriar College show (19 Mb)
download Albert's May 2008 Heartwood climate change show (21 Mb)
download Albert's June 2008 Albuquerque show on ecovillages (16 Mb)
download Albert's June 2008 Grand Rapids show on ecovillages (14 Mb)
download Albert's November 2008 Andalusia AL lo-res PDF on food & climate solutions (4.3Mb)Albert discusses the new goals all farmers must consider when selecting crops: food, fuel, climate change, wildlife, soil, finance. Contrast the Long Ranger solutions like subsidies for corn to the Ninja Turtle solutions of victory gardens, no-till organic, biochar, and local wireless "Smart CSAs."
download Albert's November 2008 Michigan Futures lo-res PDF on communitarianism (3.5 Mb)
download Albert's June 2010 interview on the Enlightened Business Radio Show.
Listen to Albert and KMO from the Ecovillage Training Center on the ETC podcast.
download Albert's October 2010 New Harmony IN lo-res PDF on Civilization 2.0: tipping elements in habitat redesign (5.5Mb).
download Albert's Dec 10, 2010 Isla Holbox lo-res PDF on Diseño de Ecoaldeas (3.2 Mb)
download Albert's May 6, 2011 Leiper's Fork TN lo-res PDF on Cool Livin' (10.6 Mb)
- download Albert's Oct 28, 2011 TN Environmental Summit PDF (36 Mb)
download Albert's April, 2012 APC-11 eCOOLvillage PDF (52 Mb)
download Albert's May 30, 2012 Juneau World Affairs' Energy Security Without Going Broke, Destroying the Climate, or Militarizing the Arctic Ocean PDF (36 Mb)
download Albert's Sept, 2012 Mother Earth News Fair PDF on Biochar (86 Mb)
download Albert's Sept, 2012 Mother Earth News Fair PDF on The Farm at 40 (98 Mb)
download Albert's Sept, 2012 Radio Ecoshock interview "Tough Transition"
For Net posting, most people prefer the faster downloading Lo-Fi version (25% the size of the CD Quality file): http://www.ecoshock.org/downloads/ecoshock/ES_Bates_LoFi.mp3
download Albert's Keynote slideshow on Ecovillage Design Best Practices from the Colombia EDE (162 Mb)
download Albert's Keynote slideshow on Ecological Sanitation from the Colombia EDE (16 Mb)
download Albert's Keynote slideshow on Permaculture Design Process from the Colombia EDE (27 Mb)
download Albert's slideshow on eCOOLnomics 101 from the 2d Annual Farming Adaptation Conference (Pittsboro NC 2014) (27 Mb)
download Albert's Jan, 2014 Radio Ecoshock interview "What kind of doomer are you?"
For Net posting, most people prefer the faster downloading Lo-Fi version (25% the size of the CD Quality file): http://www.ecoshock.org/downloads/ecoshock/ES_Bates3_LoFi.mp3
Albert Bates appeared in 2013 at the following locations:
Punta Gorda, Belize, Feb 18 to March 1, 2013 Permaculture Design Course
Ecoaldea Pachamama, Armenia Colombia March 3-10 Ecovillage Design Course
Short Mountain TN April 18-21, Wild Fermentation Intensive with Sandor Katz
Summertown TN May 22 FIC Conference
Artemas PA May 23-27 Age of Limits Conference
Summertown TN, June 21-22. Carbon Farming Course
Findhorn, Scotland, June 24-30, ICSA Communities Conference
Oslo Norway, Carbon Farming Course, July 5-6
Jarna Sweden July 7-10 Permaculture Design Course.
Jarna Sweden July 11-12 Biochar Stove Course
County Kerry Ireland July 13-22, FEASTA WEEK
Summertown TN July 27 Fermaculture with Sandor Katz
Cloughjordan, Ireland, Aug 9-18 Permaculture Design Course
Summertown, TN August 30th to Sept 3 Biochar Stove Camp
Summertown, TN Sept 7-8 Southeast Permaculture Convergence
Amherst MA Oct 13-16 US Biochar Conference
Havana Cuba Nov 24-11 International Permaculture Convergence
Humpback sounding, in the Favorite Channel, off Auke Bay, June 2012
Albert Bates appeared in 2014 at the following locations:
Pittsboro NC, Feb 7-9 Abundance Foundation Farming Adapation Conference
Punta Gorda, Belize, Feb 10-22 Permaculture Design Course at Maya Mountain Research Farm
Artemas PA May 22-26 Age of Limits Conference
Artemas PA May 27-29 Biochar Workshop
Harmony Park, Minnesota, Aug 29-31, North American Permaculture Convergence
Albert Bates plans to appear in 2015 at the following locations:
Punta Gorda, Belize, Feb 21 to March 6 Permaculture Design Course
Hlioardalsskoli, Iceland, Aug 16-30 Permaculture Design Course
London, England, International Permaculture Conference, Sep 8-9
Gilwell Park, International Permaculture Convergence, Sep 11-16
Pleasant Hill KY, Communal Studies Assn, Oct 1-3
Paris, France Nov 29- Dec 15 UN Climate Conference