“… [W]e can expect the status quo of consume-and-pollute to continue on for some time. Most likely it will be pursued until it simply proves too painful than the remaining alternatives. By which time our other options are likely to be materially worse than they are today. That’s the bad news.
Also check out TransitionASAP.org, a website dedicated to spreading the grassroots resilience movement known as Transition; Transition Towns. On this page of their site you can download two adorable, practical, and uplifting mini-zines that explain “Transition in a Nutshell.” One of the zines is titled Transition Towns: Working for Smaller Footprints and Stronger Communities; the other is Habits of the Heart: A Primer for Embracing Lifestyle Practices.
Stay tuned for more posts on resilience. It’s a big topic!