No-Violencia Activa: Héroes para una Época Sin
by Carol EstesMay 22, 2006
- Mientras la violencia y la guerra se cobran más víctimas, la gente alrededor del mundo está desarrollando una práctica valiente de pacificación.
It Takes Energy to Make Energy
by Doug PibelMay 11, 2006
- Biofuel creation graphically explained.
How Likely Is Collapse?
by Michael MarienMay 10, 2006
- Why is all this gloom and doom appearing in YES? The first step toward a positive future at the individual, community, society, or global level is to address seriously the problem at hand and take meaningful action.
The Great Turning as Compass and Lens
by Joanna MacyMay 10, 2006
- The Great Turning invites us to lift our eyes from the cramped closet of short-term thinking and see the larger historical landscape.
Prescott, Arizona: EcoHood Ideas Take Root in Older Neighborhoods
by Susan DeFreitasMay 10, 2006
- The Lincoln-Dameron neighborhood in Prescott, Arizona, encompasses roughly two blocks, including two apartment buildings and 30 houses, the majority built in the 1930s. The neighborhood, which is built around the floodplain of nearby Miller Creek, is home to six greywater systems, two rainwater cisterns, five organic gardens, 25 heirloom fruit trees, and (at last count) 57 chickens. Welome to Prescott's "EcoHood".
Cuba’s Hurricane Resilience - Solidarity and Readiness
by Lilja OttoMay 10, 2006
- The combination of education, planning, and practice in Cuba builds a culture of safety and puts both the logistics and motivation in place to enable people to cope with storms that cause devastation and panic elsewhere.
New Orleans to Ottawa: After the Storm, the Brainstorming Begins
by Francesca LymanMay 10, 2006
- Creative and effective responses to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita came not from where most had expected—the U.S. government—but from the grassroots.
New York City: All Together Now Keeps Urban Residents Ready for Anything
by Courtney ThompsonMay 10, 2006
- According to the New York City project All Together Now, the program set out to create disaster--resilient communities in New York City’s five boroughs by having participants meet regularly with neighbors to go over these precautionary methods and, along the way, get to know each other and each other’s needs—so that if and when disaster strikes, neighbors can rely on neighbors.
Cleveland: Community Action Turns the Rust Belt Green
by Ed D'AmatoMay 10, 2006
- The collective power of individual efforts has helped the entire community realize its potential to thrive by, as Eco-City Cleveland’s director David Beach says, "creating a green city on a blue lake."
Discussion Guide: 5,000 Years of Empire – Ready for a Change?
by Carolyn McConnellMay 09, 2006
- Questions such as: What makes you anxious about the future? What is different now from your expectations growing up? Have you ever experienced a time when a new story helped defuse a conflict? What was it about the story that reduced conflict?
Surviving Hard Times: It's not for sissies
by John MohawkMay 09, 2006
- Hopi and Iroquois prophecies draw on long cultural memories, offering practical approaches to surviving hard times.
Portrait of a Perfect Economic
by David KortenMay 08, 2006
- Graphics showing climate change, financial meltdown and peak oil
Entrepreneurs of cooperation
by Jonathan RoweMay 08, 2006
- After the 1929 crash, workers created a cooperative economy, using industrial leftovers and ingenuity. It was called the Unemployed Exchange Association or UXA. What could we do with that cooperative model today?
The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community
by David KortenMay 08, 2006
- How will future generations remember our time? As the time when climate chaos, peak oil, and an unstable global economy unraveled society? Or as the time of a Great Turning?
Peak oil preview: North Korea & Cuba
by Dale Jiajun WenMay 05, 2006
- Cuba survived much more comfortably than North Korea after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the consequent diminished oil supply. The government reaction of both countries is examined as a precursor to Peak Oil throughout the world.
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