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RESILIENCE Positive solutions for troubled times! Develop the skills, systems, and mental processes required to cope, adapt, and thrive during these times of crisis and adversity.

The Retro Future

‣ To most people paying attention to the collision between industrial society and the hard limits of a finite planet, it's clear that things are going very, very wrong. We no longer have unlimited time and resources to deal with the crises that define our future, and the options are limited to the tools we have on hand right now.

This ...

The Retro Future

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Dark Age America

‣ After decades of missed opportunities, the door to a sustainable future has closed, and the future we face is the unraveling of today's industrial civilization in the face of uncontrolled climate change and resource depletion. The questions we need to ask now focus on what comes next.

Dark Age America

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Green Wizardry

‣ Merlin, Gandalf, Voldemort-these well-known sorcerers from popular culture are famed for their amazing spells and spectacular magical powers. In ancient times however, a wizard was actually a freelance intellectual whose main stock in trade was good advice, supported by a thorough education in agriculture, navigation, political ...

Green Wizardry

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In Transition 2.0

In Transition 2.0 is an immersion into the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You'll hear about communities printing their own money, growing food everywhere, localizing their economies and setting up community power stations. It's an idea that has gone viral, ...

In Transition 2.0

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Unlearn, Rewild

‣ Picture a world where humans exist, like all other living things, in balance. Where there is no separation between 'human' and 'wild'. Unlearn, Rewild boldly envisions such a world, probing deeply into the cultural constraints on our ability to lead truly sustainable lives and offering real, tangible tools to move toward another ...

Unlearn, Rewild

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Making Home

‣ Other books tell us how to live the good life-but you might have to win the lottery to do it. Making Home is about improving life with the real people around us and the resources we already have. While encouraging us to be more resilient in the face of hard times, author Sharon Astyk also points out the beauty, grace and elegance ...

Making Home

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The Resilience Imperative

‣ We find ourselves between a rock and a hot place compelled by the intertwining forces of peak oil and climate change to reinvent our economic life at a much more local and regional scale. The Resilience Imperative argues for a major SEE (Social, Ecological, Economic) Change as a prerequisite for replacing the paradigm of limitless ...

The Resilience Imperative

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Industrial Evolution

‣ For many people, the word "industry" brings to mind images ofsprawling factories belching toxic emissions in a blighted natural landscape. "Industrial" has become synonymous with pollution, human rights abuse, and corporate greed. In Industrial Evolution, Lyle Estill seeks to reclaim the term, with its original connotations ...

Industrial Evolution

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Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs

‣ In the latter half of the twentieth century, the percentage of the total American population living in suburbs grew to nearly 50 percent. Fossil fuels were cheap and plentiful, and car-dependent, energy-intensive lifestyles came hand-in-hand with this demographic transition. In the age of Peak Oil,environmental catastrophe and a ...

Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs

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Thriving Beyond Sustainability
Every 15 seconds on our Earth Island, a child dies from waterborne disease. Three times an hour, another species becomes extinct. Each day we consume 85 million barrels of oil and pump 23 million tons of carbon dioxide into an already warming atmosphere. But against this bleak backdrop, beacons of hope shine from thousands of large ...

Thriving Beyond Sustainability

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Independence Days
Hard times aren't just coming, they are here already. The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to being poor, and from poor to hungry. At the same time, the idea of eating locally is shifting from being a fringe activity for those who can afford it to an essential element of getting ...

Independence Days

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The Long Descent

The Long Descent examines how industrial society is following the same well-worn path into civilization decline, how our cultural narratives blind us to alternatives, and how it is too late for massive programs for top-down change. The only hope may come from individuals taking action.

The Long Descent

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