How to apply resilience thinking – in Australia and beyond

June 25, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Brian Walker Resilience, in the context of the earth’s ecosystems, is defined as the capacity to absorb a shock, reorganize, and continue to function as before. This basic ability is often taken for granted […]

The globalisation of vulnerability

June 15, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Ben Ramalingam Most analysts agree that globalisation has become more intensive and dramatic in recent decades because of advances in technology, communications, science and transportation. While it can be a catalyst for development and […]

Just-in-time production is too brittle for our unstable world

June 10, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Samir Jeraj The ‘Just in Time’ model has become more and more popular around the globe as transport and communications technology has improved. However, two recent crises affecting the UK, the Icelandic ash cloud […]

Climate, food and the connectivity paradox

June 4, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Mark Notaras At the most basic level, climate changes that cause world surface temperatures to rise are rooted in increased fossil emissions in the atmosphere. Total fossil fuel emissions are a function of key […]