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September 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Vancouver Tool Library

Hello everyone,





I'm currently in the process of creating the Vancouver Tool Library.



The Vancouver Tool Library (VTL) is a community resource dedicated to…

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Added by Chris Diplock on September 28, 2010 at 3:45pm — 2 Comments

Leading the Way to a Smarter Future

via otherwords.org (cc)



By Janet Redman

Moments of crisis offer two options: You can respond out of fear by hunkering down, arming yourself, and planning to shoot anyone that comes near your end-of-days outpost. Or you can embrace a smarter option by banding together and taking creative action toward a positive transition.



As our nation grapples with chronic unemployment and the growing negative effects of climate change, the good news is that the transition approach… Continue

Added by David Allan on September 28, 2010 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Skill Up, Party Down

via commondreams.org



Skill Up, Party Down: Transition Towns in a Changing World

Transition Towns plan a gentle descent from oil dependence—and have a blast in the process.



by Mason Inman

Ciaran Mundy, a successful high-tech entrepreneur with a Ph.D. in soil ecology, started a website to update people on all the “terrible news about climate change.” But after a while, he felt it wasn’t working—that it would never work. “It took me years to realize there’s no point… Continue

Added by David Allan on September 24, 2010 at 12:28pm — No Comments

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