Solarpunk Action Week (SAW) is a grassroots initiative that encourages people to engage in building a better world through eco-friendly, sustainable, social justice, and community-oriented activities in line with the solarpunk ethos.
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Interview with Dr Jayde Lin Roberts about Saving Democracy through Urban Planning
Solarpunk Presents Episode Five Solarpunk is all about vibrant, beautiful, livable cities filled with plants, public transportation, and solar panels—in other words, nothing like the congested, polluted, inhospitable messes we live in today. How do we start making the great transformation? Simply by starting. Join us for a conversation with Dr Jayde Lin Roberts aboutContinue reading “Interview with Dr Jayde Lin Roberts about Saving Democracy through Urban Planning”
The Solarpunk Now! Podcast: An Interview
Solarpunk Now! is a science/tech and politics podcast highlighting radical ideas, projects, and theories for a brighter future.
Putting the Punk in Solarpunk
Regardless of what form the revolution that upends the current system takes, we can’t help but see how punk it truly is to imagine and dream of solarpunk futures.
MERP is Making Solarpunk Futures Real in the Present
The Municipal Eco-Resiliency Project is combating climate change with urban farming, community resiliency, direct action, education, building coalitions, and organizational development through critical input and feedback by participants.
Solarpunk Portland: Proposals to Transform a City
Just a few dozens of miles north from where I sit here typing away, a group of solarpunks is reimagining the state’s only big city through a series of proposals for metro-wide transformative infrastructure projects.
Solarpunk Magazine on Oregon Public Broadcasting
What if humans came together to solve the climate crisis? What if people from marginalized groups all felt safe in society? The solarpunk genre imagines creative answers to these questions.
Building Utopia Pt 1: Utopia in the Age of Climate Crisis
Utopianism doesn’t have be to pie in the sky and impractical. It doesn’t have to be unachievable. Real utopia can exist. We can imagine a better future and create a new world for the next generations.
One Year Later, “Recognize Fascism” is Still One of the Most Important Anthologies You Need to Read
In a moment where rightwing extremism continues to boldly rear its ugly head, books like Recognize Fascism are vital and welcomed additions to our cultural conversation.
It’s Not Easy Being Green: the Importance of Community Solutions
The high price tag of going green—not to mention the unrealistic expectations that we can all live up to the purity tests involved in focusing on individual solutions—is one reason why the spotlight solarpunk places on community values and collective solutions is so valuable.