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About

Get Resilient is a web-magazine dedicated to articles on the concept of resilience. It shares insights and ideas that have the potential to change the way we live and create a world that is responsive to shock and is able to rebuild and transform.

The world is facing some great challenges. Climate change, peak oil, food security, biodiversity loss, economic instability and social unrest are all problems that are set to make the world we live in unstable.  Looking to the future, one of the few things we can be sure of is that the world will change considerably. The exact nature of this change is impossible to predict, but it is unlikely to be a smooth, predictable transition. 

We need to design ways of living that allow us to react to sudden, dramatic and unpredictable changes. Our economies, communities and the infrastructure that support them must be able to absorb shocks and keep working. We must make our world more resilient.

These insights are presented as articles, expert comment, reports, video briefs and podcasts. We apply resilience thinking to six categories that are integral for supporting the way we live:

Food;

Energy;

Transport;

Communities;

Biodiversity; &

Cities

Our approach is to address complex issues with engaging articles written in plain English.

Who we are

Get Resilient relies on contributions of articles and insights on resilience thinking. If you have an article, video, or podcast that you would like to be shared, then we would love to hear from you. Visit our ‘Contributors’ page to find out more.

Get Resilient’s founder and editor is Will Bugler

Will has worked within the ‘Adapting to Climate Change’ department at Defra, Friends of the Earth, and for the UK government's advisory body on climate change issues; The Energy and Climate Change Committee. He writes on environmental issues and has been published in the Ecologist magazine. In 2009 he was part of the UK youth delegation to the Copenhagen climate talks. 

Alongside Get Resilient Will works for climate change adaptation consultants Acclimatise. He holds a BA in Geography and an MSc in Environmental Governance from the University of Manchester. 

Your opinion and insight

Get Resilient encourages you to engage with the content written for the site and welcomes your comments and opinions. You are able to post comments on all of our articles so long as you enter your name and email address (your email will not be shown publically). For more details and rules concerning appropriate use of the comments section please see our terms of use.