The enclosed review provides surprising evidence for the strategies needed to survive the collapse of civilization. We humans have a deep need for connectedness, for community, for a sense of meaning in life. These bonds provide the foundation for resilience and adaptation.
“Collapse of Civilization” has become a popular topic for bloggers, books, and movies (e.g. The Day After Tomorow). A growing number of websites cater to those individuals (the “preppers” and “survivalists”) who believe the collapse is imminent. Some of the very rich are preparing fortress refuges. There is growing alarm within the scientific community that “business as usual” is leading…
This is an article by by Richard Heinberg, originally published by Post Carbon Institute. It summarizes the really bad news about the threats facing our civilization.
This is another post in my “Signs of Hope” Series. Courtney White’s new book “Grass, Soil, Hope: A journey through carbon country” is an example of the literature of “regenerative farming” or “regenerative agriculture”.
Is cancer something we did to ourselves? Are we poisoning ourselves with the chemicals we use? New studies strongly suggest that cancer is a new phenomena, that ancient humans did not get cancer. The scientists’ conclusion: we created cancer.
How can global warming produce more extreme winter storms? Or extreme cold spells? Why are the climate scientists concerned that civilization might collapse?
Humanity currently faces a test, a test to determine how many of us survive the next 100 years.
Why would an ordinary person become an activist? Why would an ordinary person risk being fired or arrested or killed for some cause?