Plus Part I in a series of essays on attaining sustainability for our region
April 4, 2015 (San Diego) – Last month, we sat down for an in-depth interview on our radio show with ecological designer Jim Bell, an internationally recognized expert on sustainable development. You can hear the interview, originally aired on KNSJ 89.1 FM, here: http://k003.kiwi6.com/hotlink/fgoysx432j/Newsmaker-JimBell-SustainblePlanForRegion2015.mp3
Bell has a plan to make the San Diego and Tijuana region sustainable in terms of energy, water, food, and more. Currently he is working to distribute 20,000 free copies of his newest publication, Consciousness and Knowledge, throughout our region including 10,000 in Spanish. You can download a copy here.
Director of the Ecological Life Systems Institute and the San Diego Center for Appropriate Technology, Bell is also the Sierra Club’s representative on the City of San Diego’s Regional Advisory Energy Committee. He has lectured at the World Conference of the Society of International Development in Mexico City, the American Institute of Architects’ California conference, and many other prominent events. A past mayoral candidate, he is the author of “Achieving Eco-nomic Security on Spaceship Earth” as well as many other articles and papers on creating sustainable economies.
Below is the first in a series of essays by Bell on how we can achieve sustainability in our region.