Terms and Conditions Page Be Nice Do unto other, etc... That sums most of it up but to be a bit more specific... Don't do anything mean. If you act badly, for example if you upload a picture of your bottom or anything, we are allowed turn off your account, and you're not allowed to get cross about it. StreetBank - Sharing in your Neighbourhood
BuildingGreen.com LIVE: Resilience: Designing Homes for More Intense Storms by Alex Wilson on 12/20/2011 Route 4 near Killington, Vermont was closed for more than a month due to flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. Photo: Lars Gange and Mansfield Heliflight. Click on image to enlarge.
Exploring Community Resilience in Times of Rapid Change: Inspiring Animation (Video) Cultivate Center/Video screen capture "How do I make sure my community has the ability to cope in times of rapid change and is also a brilliant place to live." As we read the news about declining suburbs, rising energy prices and a dangerously unstable climate, we can be forgiven for reacting with denial, anger or a naive hope that "somebody will do something". According to this beautiful and timely animation from the Cultivate Center in Dublin, these are very normal responses to shock or disruption. But by understanding them, and by building resilience in ourselves, our social circles, our communities and our global systems, we can learn to ride the waves of change, and even begin to see them as an opportunity.
Designing buildings to effectively meet the conditions and realities of a Post Carbon, Climate-Changed world will require a shift in our current understanding of what constitutes good building design and sound building practice. Many of the practices that we now take for granted, like cladding our buildings in curtain wall building envelopes, in future, may no longer be economically feasible. To address these needed changes in building design and construction strategies and techniques, we propose the following building design principles for designing and constructing buildings in a post-carbon, climate responsive building environment: 1. Use low carbon-input materials and systems: Building Design Principles
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One Click Orgs One Click Orgs is a social enterprise based in London UK that provides a range of innovative platforms for democratic membership organisations. We offer a range of electronic solutions for setting up a new group, managing memberships, compiling meeting agendas and conducting electronic votes. We support several types of organisation: One Click Co-op - In partnership with Co-operatives UK and NESTA the “One Click Co-op” was launched in June 2013. This is the world’s first fully-online co-operative and has been approved by UK regulators. The platform permits members to contribute agenda items, browse archived minutes and participate in votes electronically.
The Hosting Partners for immersive and experiential learning | T2R Alliance Transition Towns, The Transition Network (UK), offer Training for Transition in an ever expanding list of countries. The Permakultur Institute. V. (Germany) offer both the Permaculture design certi ficate and a diploma course, which are also available throughout the world, partnering with Dragon Dreaming, empowered eco-project management design and implementation systems. The Center for Human Emergence (CHE) is a community, a movement and a company. It is an innovative and unique organization wherein people with different backgrounds from multiple disciplines combine their strengths and share their growing consciousness.
DIY Aeroponics System - Miiu.org From Miiu.org Back to Food Unimpressed with the wild costs associated with purchasing commercial aeroponics systems, I put together my own variant of a few different DIY models running around online. A DIY aeroponics system has to be cheap, use readily available parts, and be aesthetically pleasing.
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The Real Grass-roots Innovation by Indian wins Best Product Design! When I saw this low-cost low-tech simple yet extremely useful Product design – I was quite amazed as to why have we not seen it as yet. It would have saved back aches of thousands, if not millions of people who carry / push load on daily basis. In a contest arranged by Core77, the product – Load Carrier for Labor – designed & created by Vikram Dinubhai Panchal of The National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad won in the product / equipment category! This winning product was made at a miniscule cost of Rs. 300 and has potential to affect lives of millions of people across the globe. “Load carrier for labor” project aims to improve the working condition of labourers and workers at many places globally like construction site, factories, ports, railway stations, etc The objective is to prevent various occupational hazards and demonstrating Product design and ergonomic consideration in welfare of human life. [A push cart as well as a backpack which can pick-up heavy loads]
<br/><a href="http://abcnews.go.com/us">ABC US News</a> | <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/business">ABC Business News</a> Copy Staff Sgt. Christopher Fessenden is on duty in Afghanistan now after tours with the Army in Iraq. He has traveled with standard-issue equipment -- weapons, helmet, uniform, boots and so forth -- plus a radio-controlled model truck his brother Ernie sent. Remote Controlled Truck Sent to Soldier in Afghanistan Saves 6 Soldiers' Lives
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About VRM VRM stands for Vendor Relationship Management. VRM tools provide customers with both independence from vendors and better ways of engaging with vendors. The same tools can also support individuals' relations with schools, churches, government entities and other kinds of organizations.
From Miiu.org MiiU is the resilient community wiki. A resilient community is a place that produces most of what it needs locally and connects virtually for everything else. That means it is nearly immune to many of the negative effects of disasters and global breakdowns. MiiU is a collection of all the resources and places that make personal, family, and community resilience possible. Resilience isn't only about surviving global failures, it's about building a better life for you and everyone around you.
THIS UGLY CIVILIZATION: CHAPTER XX HOME PAGE Sovereignty Library Catalog FIRST comes the economic barrier. We must secure food, clothing, shelter--all the essentials of comfort to which the progress of mankind entitles us.
Mormon Basic Four The most basic food plan is the Mormon Basic Four from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints'. You may want to use it as a starting point and build from there since it is the backbone of numerous other survival programs. Wheat Select hard red winter wheat packed in Nitrogen 200-365 pounds per person per year Keeps indefinitely Powdered Milk
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