Albert K. Bates On-line Bibliography
In Peru, 2003, Mexico 2004, Iceland (with President Grimsson) 2005, NYC 2006, Copenhagen 2009, Iowa (with Peter Hurst and Danny Day) 2010, Belize 2012, Tennessee 2013
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.
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 will be appearing in a number of new films, including How to Boil A Frog, Global Warming: Solutions, and Metamentary.
Albert Bates' latest book, The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change, will be released by New Society Publishers in Fall, 2010.
Some other works by Albert Bates available on-line:
Ecovillage and Sustainable Community
Politics and Power
Human Rights and Dignity
Contact for speaking engagements:
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)
Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
Global Village Institute
biochar at thefarm dot org
Albert Bates will be appearing 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 4-12. Permaculture Design Course
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
Nashville TN Oct 7-9 AASCHE Conference
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