Tag Archives: climate change

Hope Is Not for the Faint of Heart

By Janine Brunell-Looker Resilience Circle Member See the full Post on Yop! Out Of a great need We are all holding hands And climbing. Not loving is a letting go. Listen, The terrain around here Is Far too Dangerous For That. Hafiz It’s been a rough summer for climate change deniers. Well, for all of us […]

Resilience Circles help Communities Recover from Extreme Weather

With many Americans only recently recovered from extreme weather, transportation challenges, and power and communications outages, some explore ways to strengthen local circles of support

You Are Here: The Oil Journey, by Post Carbon Institute

Changes in the landscape of energy may well trigger a whole new journey for humanity. The legendary actor and narrator Peter Coyote tells the story of our oil journey.

The Sustainable World Sourcebook

Roadmap to a Healthy Future — the Essential Guidebook for the Concerned Citizen The SourceBook enables people to get up to speed quickly with what everyone needs to know, given what’s a stake now. It provides a sweeping overview of the major global issues we face, realistic solutions, and actions that we can take to […]

The True Price of Gas: an eye opening video

The True Price of Gas With gas above $4 a gallon in many places, the Obama administration last week announced that it would tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to increase supply and ease prices. But the price we pay for gas already hides the real cost of of oil— costs we pay, not at the […]

A Link Between Climate Change and Joplin Tornados? Never.

Check out and share this video mash-up of Bill McKibben’s Washington Post op-ed connecting extreme weather events around the globe.

Desperately Seeking Hozho, by Alan Wartes

Though difficult to define in fewer than a hundred English words, hozho encompasses the Navajo ideal of living in harmony with all that is, of being in right relationship with the world. It is about balance; about personal and communal beauty that adds its voice to the whole blended ensemble of creation. Hozho teaches the […]

Homework for Session 5: Crash Course in Resilience, by Sarah Van Gelder (Optional)

From YES! Magazine, Fall 2010 We can strengthen our communities and ourselves to prepare for the uncertain world of failing economies, climate change, and oil depletion. To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival. —Wendell Berry When we are no longer able to change a […]

Take Heart. Take Action. Take the 350 Home and Gardening Challenge!

What will you do this May 14 and 15? Choose an action in the areas of food, water, energy, or community building. Register your action with Transition US and see what others around the world will be doing!

Global Temperature Change Graphic

Graph of global annual surface temperatures relative to 1951-1980 mean temperature. Air and ocean data from weather stations, ships and satellites. The 2007 point is the 11-month anomaly. NASA GISS Image.

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