Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy

  Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy SOURCE: AP/Brennan Linsley An Inuit hunter and fisherman steers his boat past a melting iceberg and along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet. By Cathleen Kelly | Center for American Progress,  March 19, 2014 Download the …

PCI Messenger – Post Carbon Institute Goes to Washington

          contents    1. new fellow    2. latest publications    3. resilience picks    4. transition us update    5. events     It may be an exaggeration to say that the nation’s capital was built on a swamp, but being there with temperatures hovering at 90°F (32°C) and humidity at nearly 100%, you …

New Book: 25 Examples of How Your Community Can Generate Local Energy

Dear Friend, Is it possible to “relocalize” energy? This is a critical question that must be addressed if we are to achieve true global resilience. In our brand new book (September 4, 2012), Power From the People, energy expert Greg Pahl decisively argues that the answer is YES. Power From …

Mike Lewis – Announcing Launch of ‘The Resilience Imperative’

New Society Publishers, the Canadian Centre for Community Renewal, the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance, and the new economics foundation announce the release of The Resilience Imperative Co-operative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy By Michael Lewis, Canadian Centre for Community Renewal and Pat Conaty, new economics foundation, U.K. This is a book …

Insight: Special Conference Announcement

Special Announcement Registration Now Open for 2 Conferences on Co-operation Business Succession and Employee Ownership Oct 11-13, 2011: experts share their experiences with co-operatives as a solution to the growing challenge of business succession. North American Worker Co-op Conference Oct 13-15, 2011: an historic occasion to discuss best practices with …