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Stability begets instability: The challenges of the post-2008 world

The remarkable stability that many of us have experienced in our lifetimes is coming to an end. Change can challenge us and can actually make us more resilient human beings: more creative and more capable. But that …

Resilience Roundup - Feb 12

A roundup of news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the …

Is Our Future Possible?  

UMMARY: "Reality 101" with Nate Hagens, our minds, our world, the …

Renewables: The Next Fracking?

As a general rule, in fact, the less direct experience a given …

Small Farmers at the Forefront of Riverside’s Urban Agriculture

The newly formed Riverside Food System Alliance, a coalition of diverse stakeholders is also working to strengthen local food systems.

Does Art Sense Social Change Before Science Does?

Artists rely on emotion to evoke the real raw truths of life.
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What Makes a Good Export?

By choosing to live more simply, more kindly, more compassionately, while such an approach would inevitably reduce our physical exports, we need to bear in mind that we would end up exporting something far more important, long-lasting and needed.

The Return of Crisis

Financial markets the world over are increasingly chaotic; either retreating …

Edinburgh Tool Library: Creativity, Community, and Cutting Resource Use

Running out of a Dr. Who-style police box near the city’s docks, the …

A Good Move for Flint: Relocating Public Market Improves Food Access

As the city of Flint, Michigan is still mired in the aftermath of the …

Beyond Paris: Avoiding the Trap of Carbon Metrics

Until recently terms like “carbon accounting,” …

One Cheer for the Commons

A recent article on Resilience.org proclaimed that ‘the commons is the future’, so let me state my thesis plainly at the outset: no it isn’t...

Sandra Postel: Repairing the Water Cycle

El Niño has been dropping much-needed rain this winter on a parched American West. But it’s making little difference to the greater …

People Are Not Disposable: 'Zero Waste' and Ecological Justice   

Join Mateo Nube from Movement Generation, as he lays out a Just Transition …

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update 11th Feb

A midweek update. Oil prices continued to fall this week with New York …

IEA in Davos 2016 Warns of Higher Oil Prices in a Few Years’ Time

This recent forum was about how to transition away from fossil fuels, after …

Branding Tradition: A Bittersweet Tale of Capitalism at Work

The image on a gallon of maple syrup reflects a way of life – slower …

City as a Commons: Flint to Bologna

The disaster with Flint, Michigan’s drinking water, incited by …

How to Plan a Food Snowball

One of many problems caused by global warming is that fewer people know what …

Recognizing the Rights of Nature and the Living Forest

“The message our Living Forest proposal delivers is aimed at the …

Brooklyn Youth Create Jobs (and Community Roots) Through Local Compost Program

The combination of BK Rot’s many aspects—creating green jobs for …

If the World’s Soils Keep Drying Out that’s Bad News for Microbes (and People)

Deep beneath our feet, out of sight and out of mind, millions of tiny …
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