Climate change, Introduction

From climate change and peak oil to the Transition Towns Movement: BUILDING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

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Transition is an idea which has grabbed peoples’ imagination, empowered them, and helped channel energy into progressive community action for community resilience in the face of climate change and peak oil.  Read more »

Global climate and development

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Climate is one of defining aspects of our life. Water supply and agriculture – which provides food for all and livelihoods for rural communities, i.e. for most of the human population – critically depend on it. Our way of life is adjusted to the climate of the part of the Earth which we live in. Our economy is built around the current climate. Extreme weather events, such as floods, hurricanes and storms, radically disrupt lives of affected people and cause enormous damage.  Read more »