Building a world of
resilient communities.

MAIN LIST

 

Building resilience in Vermont & measuring the right stuff


Noelle MacKay, Commissioner of Vermont Department of Economic, Housing, and Community Development. MacKay took some lessons from Irene in helping businesses prepare for and respond to disaster and applied them to Sandy. Resources at vtstrong.vermont.gov

Liz Schlegel of the Institute for Sustainable Communities, on the Resilient Vermont project, which is applying preparedness lessons from Irene to the whole state.

Jon Erickson, UVM professor and interim director of the Rubinstein School of Natural Resources, on their work developing Genuine Progress Indicators for the state of Vermont, for decision-making in state government.

Carl Etnier hosted.

What do you think? Leave a comment below.

Sign up for regular Resilience bulletins direct to your email.

Take action!  

Find out more about Community Resilience. See our COMMUNITIES page
Start your own projects. See our RESOURCES page.
Help build resilience. DONATE NOW.

 

This is a community site and the discussion is moderated. The rules in brief: no personal abuse and no climate denial. Complete Guidelines.


Towards the Permacene

We can take the next step in our evolution, a step towards the Permacene.

NERT-ing Out with the New England Resilience & Transition Network

On Saturday, March 21, fifty organizers and activists from all six New …

A Day in the Life of America’s Most Walkable Suburb

Suburban life has always been synonymous with long hours in the car-- going …

Planet of the Space Bats

As my regular readers know, I’ve been talking for quite a while now …

Playing for Time: New handbook on Transition and the Arts launches this week!

On Thursday 26th March the long awaited guide to the arts and social change, …

This Changes Everything. So Now What?

Missing from the conversation are ideas that are both practical and radical.

Wendell Berry on Climate Change: To Save the Future, Live in the Present

All we can do to prepare rightly for tomorrow is to do the right thing today.