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Sustainability vs. Resilience

Resilience thinking is a complement to sustainability, not a substitute.

The End of Sustainability

The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability.

Sustainability, Resilience and Adaptability as Guiding Principles

An important part of many worldviews are key words that embody guiding principles. Freedom, liberty and justice represent three such words in the US, and in this post I’d like to explore a few that act as guiding principles in more limited contexts: sustainability, resilience and …

Coming into Carbon Country

Climate change is carbon, hunger is carbon, money is carbon, politics is carbon, land is carbon, we are carbon.

Permaculture and the 8 Forms of Capital

How can the permaculture approach can be applied to creating value -- aka, capital -- across the full spectrum of our lives?

Systems Thinking and the Future of Cities

The idea that nothing exists in isolation−but only as part of a system−has long been embedded in folklore, religious scriptures, and common sense.

Resilience, impact, and learning

Resilience is about the capacity of a system to be able to respond to change.

Resilience in 6 icons   

What is resilience and why do we need it?

The Heart of Urban Resilience is Trust, Not Technology

It is no wonder that there was a new energy in the debate concerning the question of resilience, and how to ensure that if -- and when -- such disasters arrive again, we are more prepared.

Reflections on Resilience

Building resilience into our food systems is fundamental, if society is to adapt to the consequences of climate change.

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