Situating climate change at the local level

August 23, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Dan Taylor Farmers throughout the world are acutely aware of changes in the weather of late, but there is considerable uncertainty whether this is indeed the result of climate change. While the evidence for […]

Population pressures: the species that ate itself to extinction?

August 19, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jeremy Bugler Ancient philosophers may have mused about how many angels could stand on the top of a pin. The modern question is how many people should stand on the planet, for its health […]

Deep roots of community resilience

August 17, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Robert Blasiak, Sana Okayasu and Ikuko Matsumoto Victor Hugo once wrote that “Religion, society, nature: these are the three struggles of man. These three conflicts are, at the same time, his three needs”. The […]

Efficiency and conservation not enough to achieve energy security

August 10, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: David Kerner and Scott Thomas The US Defense Department currently deals with changing energy circumstances by reducing demand through efficiency and conservation, and by attempting to improve supplies. While this approach may optimise the use […]