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Tag Archives: Rob Hopkins
A well know proposed strategy for reducing carbon emissions was the 2004 “wedges” paper in by ecologist Stephen Pacala and engineer Robert Socolow (Science DOI: 10.1126/science.1100103). For more on wedges see Carbon Mitigation Initiative website at Princeton. Robert Socolow has … Continue reading
The transition network, which we have repeatedly covered on Resilience Science, had its fourth meeting recently in Devon, UK. About 300 people from the over 300 official Transition initiatives attended the meeting in Devon. Where they discussed peak oil, climate … Continue reading
Rob Hopkins, Founder of the Transition movement, published ‘The Transition Handbook: from oil dependency to local resilience’ in 2008. Here is an extract from the book under the headline ‘What are resilience indicators’, Carbon footprinting and the cutting of carbon … Continue reading
The concept of resilience appears to be really spreading. One interesting group of people attempting to build resilience in specific communities is the Transition town movement. A global network of communities each of which is attempting to build their resilience … Continue reading