Local Adaptation

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This excellent presentation demonstrates the critical importance of Peak Oil and climate change assumptions when it comes to planning at the community level, whether the focus is transportation or...
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CCCR offers a 2-day Training for Transition (T4T) Workshop to explain how to engage a whole community in change – for the better. The workshop provides participants with an introduction to the 12...
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The Resilience Alliance is a research organization that explores the dynamics of social-ecological systems in order to learn more about resilience, adaptability, and transformability. Its results...
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Large or small, urban or rural, communities today face many challenges. How does a community sort out all at once the impacts of economic volatility, land scarcity, an aging population, growing...
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Michelle Colussi's work (like yours, perhaps) is all about supporting profound and positive change in communities, and determining which actions offer the most "bang" of transformation per "buck" of...
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Both the weaknesses and the strengths of The Transition Handbook: from oil dependency to local resilience make it a valuable read for practitioners of CED and social economy. Rob Hopkins divides his...
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Fifteen years after the cod moratorium, Newfoundland and Labrador's groundfisheries show little sign of rebounding. An exodus of industry, business, and people has brought dramatic change to the...
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This 2-page chart organizes the actions of Canada's civil society in terms of ten food issues (including financing, hunger, malnourishment, Peak Oil, food safety, farm income, cost of land, barriers...
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Ce diagramme rende des initiatives de la société civile canadienne en cadre de dix questions alimentaires (du financement, de la faim, de la malnutrition, du Pic du pétrole, etc. ) et cinq approches...
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The end of cheap oil will close many of the economic doors that have been open to communities or that communities have pried open over the last 50 years. Just as surely, new doors will open, or open...