Bowen in Transition, like many global Transition Initiative communities, is already doing several short-term small-step activities — learning about and (at a personal level) applying permaculture principles, obtaining and acting upon home energy audits, compiling a list of local experts in sustainable food, energy, building etc., holding awareness events etc. But as I noted in my recent Preparing for the Unimaginable post, I am concerned that we need to start thinking about longer-term, larger-scale, community-wide changes if we want to have a community sufficiently competent, self-sufficient and resilient enough to sustain ourselves through major and enduring crises.
It's been two years since the devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill. See what it will take to restore the Gulf of Mexico — not just from the effects of the oil spill, but from the decades of degradation that have gone before.
* Sea rose 60 feet after ice sheet collapsed 14,650 yrs ago * Levels now rising at more than 40 mm (1-1/2 inches) a year LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) - The collapse of an ice sheet in Antarctica up to 14,650 years ago...
Bigger is not always better. Scientists as the University of California, San Diego are growing vast forests of very small "trees"--made of small branching wires--that collect sunlight, turning it into usable energy.
Perhaps the single most alarming public health trend in the United States today is the dramatic rise in overweight and obesity, bringing serious risks of heart disease, diabetes and other consequences leading to life impairment and premature...
Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto is a conurbation, an urban area that has grown together from multiple cores (here, the urban areas of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto). Most urban areas grow concentrically from a single core. In the process their suburban growth can engulf and incorporate smaller urban areas (such as Gifu in Nagoya, Bogor in Jakarta or Newark in New York), However, conurbations --- such as Rhine-Ruhr region in Germany (Essen, Dortmund, Duisburg, and Bochum), Katowice-Gliwice-Tychy (upper Silesia) in Poland, Dallas-Fort Worth and Minneapolis-St. Paul in the United States --- develop when major urban areas grow together (or merge), forming a larger urban area.
With the rapid evolution in sophistication and scale of social and environmental enterprise, it is becoming increasingly clear that we require a new paradigm for supporting each other in realizing [...]...
A University of Southern California researcher, Alexandra Michel, recently reported on the disastrous effects of the highly stressful work environment of investment banking, citing insomnia, alcoholism, heart palpitations, eating disorders, and...
For decades, the city of Indore, India has enjoyed an informal bike share system, based largely on trust and widely used by the city’s working poor. Now, a regional authority wants to formalize the program.
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