Albert Bates


Albert Bates is author of The Biochar Solution, The Financial Collapse Survival Guide and numerous books, films and new media. A former lawyer, paramedic, miller and horse trainer at The Farm in Tennessee, he shared the Right Livelihood Award in 1980. A past president of the Global Ecovillage Network, he is presently GEN’s representative to the UN climate talks. He is also Chief Permaculture Officer for eCO2mmerce, bringing net carbon sequestration to hotels and residential developments in the Caribbean.


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