Richard Heinberg: The Future Of Energy Consumption

Resilience Get Resilience delivered daily Weekly email of Economy articles Weekly email of Food & Water articles Weekly email of Environment articles Weekly email of Society articles By Alberto Acosta, P2P Foundation This article outlines the scope and limits of Buen Vivir, which can be translated as ‘good life’ or ‘good living’. This ‘good life’ has always been a pluralistic concept, namely ‘buenos convivires’: different ways of ‘living well together’. March 24, 2017 March 24, 2017 March 24, 2017 By Tanja Aertebjerg, Transition Network Especially the gift circle people came along, so on December 1st 2015 we opened the doors for the first sustainable flower shop in Denmark – and maybe even the world. March 24, 2017 By Mark Engler, Paul Engler, Waging Nonviolence In serving as a figure who was able to bridge different organizing traditions, Gandhi provided a model of a complex social movement ecosystem. This model illuminates a critical idea: that transformation is most likely to come about not through any one single approach to creating social change — but through the integration of many. March 24, 2017 By Chuck Collins, Institute for Policy Studies While the Trump administration says it wants to help low-income Americans, it just put forth a budget that puts wealthy Americans first, Chuck Collins told Rising Up with Sonali. “They’ve been trampled by the traditional Republican shrink government agenda: deregulate corporations, transfer wealth to the wealthy,” he said. March 24, 2017 By Casilda Cabrerizo Sanz, Future Perfect Although the interventions are small-scale, it does seem possible to glean from these processes lessons and methods that can be used to foster another way of building urban public space based on collective praxis. March 23, 2017 By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue But P3s are not a cure all. Revenue expectations ought to be moderated by keeping an eye on the persistent decline in urban water demand. Writing a fair contract that ensures the right investments are made is not easy and borrowing costs are higher if using private capital... March 23, 2017 By Rob Hopkins, Tom Henfrey, Transition Network I think that is essentially what Transition has been saying all along; the combination with resilience science allows the message to be put across with much more force and rigour, and hopefully inform how practical efforts can better negotiate and transform political barriers. March 23, 2017 By Charles Eisenstein, Charles Eisenstein blog But if we really want to change these things and not just feel righteous about being on the right side, then we have to address the ground from which they spring. To do that, we have to let go of war thinking with its accompanying dehumanization, and enter the question that defines compassion: What is it like to be you? March 23, 2017 By Rob Avis, Verge Permaculture Imagine if there was a corporation or co-operative that you could own shares in. The purpose of this corporation would be to hedge against certain classes of black swans. March 23, 2017 By Darren Sharp, Shareable AnyShare has bold plans to help the world. By creating a multi-stakeholder platform cooperative, the Arizona-based organization wants to support local exchange groups and sharing communities. March 22, 2017 By Linda Best, Slow Money In the small township of Port Medway on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, Annabelle Singleton and Debra Melanson, their husbands, and their staff have made The Port Grocer into the heart of the community. March 22, 2017 By John Ortbal, YES! magazine Searching for ways to reconnect and renew, a non-profit organization called the Community Learning Partnership is providing students, instructors, and community groups a model for preparing the next generation of local leaders and activists. March 22, 2017 By Kris De Decker, Low Tech Magazine Hypocausts were heating systems that distributed the heat from an underground fire throughout a space beneath the floor. The heat was absorbed by the floor and then radiated into the room above. The effect on thermal comfort must have been similar to that of a modern-day hot water or electricity-based radiant floor heating system. March 22, 2017

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