Keyword: resilience

    The Ecology Of Hope

    The Ecology Of Hope

    Communities Collaborate for Sustainability

    by Ted Bernard & Jora Young
    foreword by Wes Jackson

    The Ecology of Hope is a remarkably upbeat account of a number of communities where collaboration among different factions and interest groups has led to breakthrough consensus on plans for achieving sustainability. The authors reveal the hopeful …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    Small is Possible

    Small is Possible

    Life in a Local Economy

    In an era when incomprehensibly complex issues like Peak Oil and Climate Change dominate headlines, practical solutions at a local level can seem somehow inadequate.

    In response, Lyle Estill's Small is Possible introduces us to "hometown security," …

    related subjects: Resilience
    The Power of Community

    The Power of Community

    How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

    When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half and food imports cut by 80 percent, people were desperate. This fascinating and empowering film shows how communities pulled …

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    The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook

    The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook

    Recipes for Changing Times

    Over the coming years we will need to move from a global culture addicted to cheap, abundant petroleum to a culture of compelled conservation, whether through government directive or market forces. The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook

    related subjects: Resilience
    The Sustainability Revolution

    The Sustainability Revolution

    Portrait of a Paradigm Shift

    by Andrés Edwards
    foreword by David W. Orr

    Sustainability has become a buzzword in the last decade, but its full meaning is complex, emerging from a range of different sectors. In practice, it has become the springboard for millions of individuals throughout the world who are forging the …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique