Tag Archives: environment

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 […]

The Post Carbon Institute and Resilience.org

The Post Carbon Institute is leading the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world. Their website Resilience.org features an array of resources for community resilience, including a map of local groups such as Resilience Circles. Add your group to the map! Click here.

June 16 – Newburyport Community Resilience Circles Kick Off “Citizens for Sustainable Bagging”

Members of Transition Newburyport and two local Community Resilience Circles are kicking off an initiative to move our coastal community past single-use plastic bags. An initial meeting will be held to discuss strategies on Saturday, June 16, 1 pm at Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb Street, Newburyport. Marjorie Green from Hanover, NH will be talking […]

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.

Chris Martenson’s Crash Course

The Crash Course is an excellent resource which will provide you with a baseline understanding of the economy so that you can better appreciate the risks that we all face. Videos are broken into chapters; watch the 45-minute Intro with your Circle, and consider meeting to watch the rest together. Click here for the Crash Course: http://www.chrismartenson.com/crashcourse

Transition US

Resilience Circles and Transition Initiatives often work closely together to build personal and community resilience. We share similar assumptions about the economy, the environment, and both the challenges and opportunities of this moment in history. Read this blog post by Chuck Collins at YES! Magazine for more. Webinar The Resilience Circle Network co-sponsored a webinar […]

Reality TV’s “Stories of Stuff”

If you’ve missed reality shows like Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and American Pickers, then you’ve missed a fascinating front in the expanding “new economy.”

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.

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