Cities may be our best hope for making meaningful progress in the area of sustainability.
Articles: resilience (50)
What if Icarus’ father—knowing his son would fly too close to the sun—had made the wings he designed more resilient?
In modern economic thought, efficiency is paramount. The goal of economic systems, and entities within those systems, is to maximize efficiency.
While there are many definitions of resilience, it can generally be defined as the capacity for a system to survive, adapt, and flourish in the face of turbulent change and uncertainty.
Resilience Practice ably picks up where Resilience Thinking (2010) left off.
Resilience...is the capacity to make ongoing adjustments to changing political, economic, and ecological conditions.
This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid the pain, hardship, and conflict historically associated with significant social movements...?
Resilience thinking is a complement to sustainability, not a substitute.
The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability.
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 …