Resilience

Australia and Africa Search Pre-colonial Past to Manage Climate Future

Resilience.org - March 4, 2015 - 5:12am

Although located on opposite sides of the world, Australia and southern African countries share colonial histories in which newcomers prevented indigenous people from employing age-old practices of using fire to manage their lands.

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Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movements in the US

Resilience.org - March 4, 2015 - 4:51am

One of the most exciting new economy efforts in the US is the New Economy Coalition (NEC), made up of more than one hundred organizations (including Transition US)...

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Ending austerity in Greece: time for plan B?

Resilience.org - March 4, 2015 - 4:50am

Syriza’s “head-long retreat” in the standoff with its creditors hails the failure of Tsipras’ pro-euro strategy. It’s time to start preparing for Grexit.

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Reimagining Our Streets as Places: From Transit Routes to Community Roots

Resilience.org - March 4, 2015 - 4:48am

Streets are our most fundamental shared public spaces, but they are also one of the most contested and overlooked.

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Can Civil Society Change Food?

Resilience.org - March 4, 2015 - 4:42am

In an age of disruptive change, where trends in global politics shift at an unprecedented rate, civil society organisations could be the only solution capable of grounding the debate on sustainable food and pushing for the change so urgently needed.

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Debunking the Myth of “Peak Farmers Market”

Resilience.org - March 3, 2015 - 4:36am

Following the release of a new USDA report titled “Trends in U.S. Local and Regional Food Systems,” food blogs erupted earlier this month with provocative headlines like “Are Farmers Market Sales Peaking?” and “Has the Farmers Market Movement Peaked?”

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Climate Change is Likely Factor in Syria's Conflict

Resilience.org - March 3, 2015 - 4:36am

Researchers say climate change probably caused the savage drought that affected Syria nearly a decade ago − and helped to spark the country’s current civil war.

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Declaration of the International Forum for Agroecology

Resilience.org - March 3, 2015 - 4:35am

Agroecology means that we stand together in the circle of life, and this implies that we must also stand together in the circle of struggle against land grabbing and the criminalization of our movements.

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IEA report: US shale oil growth practically zero in 2017

Resilience.org - March 3, 2015 - 4:33am

US growth is seen to decline to a meagre 160 kb/d by 2017. That is plausible given the high decline rates in tight oil fields.

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If solar has gotten so cheap, why isn’t there more of it?

Resilience.org - March 3, 2015 - 4:33am

If solar has gotten so cheap, why isn't there more of it?

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"When Transition forgets what it's called": the Arts and Social Change

Resilience.org - March 3, 2015 - 4:22am

When we started Transition, I imagined it as an environmental process. Now I see it as a cultural process.

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The City as Commons

Resilience.org - March 3, 2015 - 4:22am

A commons-based economy cannot thrive without appropriate institutions, especially those that represent a "partner state" approach.

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Richard Heinberg on Our Renewable Future

Resilience.org - March 2, 2015 - 4:53am

Richard Heinberg discusses our renewable future and how to get there.

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Don’t Come Back In Until Dinner

Resilience.org - March 2, 2015 - 4:52am

Understanding our land begins with engagement, even if it is just a kid rambling along on an idle afternoon across a pasture and a wooded hill.

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In Kenya’s Mountain Forests, A New Path to Conservation

Resilience.org - March 2, 2015 - 4:51am

Kenya’s high-elevation forests are the source for most of the water on which the drought-plagued nation depends.

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Beyond the Neoliberal University: Lessons from Mondragón University and 1930s CUNY

Resilience.org - March 2, 2015 - 4:48am

University governance is approaching a critical juncture.

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Peak Oil Review - Mar 2

Resilience.org - March 2, 2015 - 4:47am

A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia/Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

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Building Urban Food Resilience

Resilience.org - March 2, 2015 - 4:46am

Central to Permaculture is the idea of creating resilient systems.

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Laboratory for Microclimates

Resilience.org - March 2, 2015 - 4:32am

Under what circumstances would we become mindful stewards of living systems, not just their expoiters?

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Oil Prices Don’t Change Because of Rig Count

Resilience.org - March 2, 2015 - 2:37am

Oil prices don’t change based on weekly rig count reports. Yet every week, there are proclamations by analysts that oil prices are poised to recover because of some change in the Baker Hughes North American rig count

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