Astoria, NYUSA 11103
October 25, 2012
Took a PDC class with Andrew Faust. It was pretty great.
Local economies. Local agriculture. Conservation. Renewable energy. Peak fossil fuels and its impact. Urban sustainability - gardening, site design, harnessing of waste and wastewater, large-scale planning for the effects of climate change on east coast cities such as NYC.
Knowledge of environmental and political economic issues - the economics of peak resources, environmental and ecological/alternative economics, general knowledge of the many facets of climate change, general knowledge of monetary systems, urban political economy (particularly the politics, economics, and cultural factors involved in real estate development; urban poverty/socioeconomics).
From Rhode Island and went to college in NYC. I'm interested in learning more about relocalization and living more ecologically and self-sufficiently. I'd like to get some experience in growing food, engineering passive energy systems, etc.