Post Carbon Institute

Kumi Naidoo interview

Kumi Naidoo: Origins and Self-Care in the Journey for Justice

For more than 40 years, Kumi Naidoo has been a voice for social, economic and environmental justice. To get a glimpse into Kumi’s story and what he will talk about in our May 14th event, watch this interview with Post Carbon Institute’s Asher Miller.

April 23, 2024

Webinars: Mutual Aid in the Great Unraveling (November 2022)

In this two-part webinar, activists and writers discuss the importance of social ties and how anyone can get involved in mutual aid efforts within their own communities.

November 10, 2022

Child watering tree

What is Community Resilience?

For more than thirty years, the world community has tried to resolve the combined challenges of environmental degradation, fossil fuel dependence, economic inequality, and persistent social injustice, largely under the banner of internationally brokered “sustainable development.” It is clear today that the pace of these global trends has not been slowed, let alone stopped or … Read more

November 29, 2018

City Life

Six Foundations for Community Resilience

Efforts to build community resilience often focus on growing the capacity to “bounce back” from disruptions, like those caused by climate change. But climate change is not the only crisis we face, nor is preparing for disruption the only way to build resilience. Truly robust community resilience should do more. It should engage and benefit all community … Read more

November 28, 2018

Occupy Sandy photo

The Science of Resilience

There is no single measurement or number that captures resilience; rather, it is underpinned by a suite of attributes. The important point is that resilience thinking is a form of systems thinking.

November 27, 2018

The Roots of Our Crises

Homo sapiens is not primarily a rational species. We humans are driven by the universal tendency of living organisms to occupy all accessible habitats and use up all available resources with little heed for the future. Uncontrolled, this instinct alone is a recipe for resource depletion and conflict.

November 27, 2018

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