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Undercurrents 15 April·May 1976
6EDDIES. The usual brew of News, Scandal, Gossip, Horror andHappiness.22LETTERS. Your chance to get your own back on us.29RADICAL TECHNOLOGY.
has another stab atre·deﬁning a strategy for what's Left of Alternative Technology movement,in this extract from our book Radical Technology.36HOW TO GROW MORE VEGETABLES THAN YOU EVERTHOUGHT POSSIBLE ON LESS LAND THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE.
describes the Biodynamic/French Intensive method of horticulture, which he says could make possible an ecologically·soundsystem of organic 'mini·farming', with yields up to 16 times those of Agribusiness.50WHOLE FOODS FOR HALF PRICE. Get together with your friendsand start a food co·op. You'll eat better and save yourselves a lot of money.
explains one way to do it.53NEW CHARGER FOR LIGHT BRIGADE.
Gerry Metcalf, JohnWilloughby and Godfrey Boyle
give the lowdown on the latest 'Mark II'version of the Undercurrents·LlD Wind Generator described in UC 12and 13.59DC·ACi STEP RIGHT UP! With this do·it·yourself transistorisedInvertor, a 12·volt DC supply from batteries can be stepped up to thenormal 250 mains voltage, and turned into AC.
Who Needs Nukes? · Special Feature
63LET'S HAVE SOME MORE RADIOACTIVITY. The anti·nuclearprotest movement has succeeded in putting the nuclear power industryon the defensive. Now's the time for us to throw open the door to a fullpublic debate on the Nation's energy options, says
For astart, we could ?point out that a national domestic Insulation campaignwould make more energy available, create more jobs and cost less thanthe CEGB'snew reactor programme.71TOWARDS A NON·NUCLEAR FUTURE.
s argues thatnuclear ﬁssion, a dangerous, unforgiving technology, is not needed to