Selected Resources

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Websites

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Cascade Institute

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The Cascade Institute is a Canadian research centre addressing…
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Resilience

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Resilience.org supports building community resilience in a world…
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The Foresight Analysis Nexus (FAN)

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The FAN initiative describes the situation: Two hundred years…
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Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere

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The MAHB mission is twofold: Foster, fuel and inspire a…
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The Consciousness of Sheep

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The Consciousness of Sheep website, hosted by Tim Watkins, focuses…
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Global Challenges Foundation

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The mission of the Global Challenges Foundation is "to prevent,…
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Collapse of Industrial Civilization ~ Finding the Truth behind the American Hologram

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On this blog, Nate Hagens writes: I’m a social critic, political/cultural…
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The Dark Mountain Project

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In 2009, two English writers published a manifesto. Out of that…
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Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

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New and largely unstudied risks are associated with powerful…

Selected Funders

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The Climate Resilience Fund

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The Climate Resilience Fund offers grants under two programs:…
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Global Catastrophic Risks

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This webpage published by the Open Philanthropy Project highlights…

Books

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How Everything Can Collapse: A Manual for Our Times

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How Everything Can Collapse: A Manual for Our Times, co-authored…
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The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization

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The Upside of Down by Thomas Homer-Dixon takes the reader on…
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The Uninhabitable Earth

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The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells brings into stark…
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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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Bill McKibben's Falter tells the story of converging trends—global…
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Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy

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Surviving the Future by David Fleming and Shaun Chamberlin lays…
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Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It

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David Fleming's Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How…

Open groups

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Transition United States

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Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration,…
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Transition Network

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Transition Network is a movement of communities coming together…

Articles

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The Rise of Neo-Feudalism

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In this article, Robert Kuttner and Katherine V. Stone delineate…
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Viewpoint: Be Prepared

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This article from provides the historical context of the Church…
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Resilience, the Global Challenge, and the Human Predicament

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In this article in Kosmos, Michael Lerner writes: We face a perfect…
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Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided?

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This 2013 article by Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich explores…
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Are we on the road to civilisational collapse?

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In this article, collapse expert Luke Kemp says studying the…

Videos

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Nate Hagens: The State of the Species 2020

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In this video, Nate Hagens, Director of EnergyandOurFuture.org,…
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Greta Thunberg’s full speech to world leaders at UN Climate Action Summit

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In this September 23, 2019, video, Swedish climate activist Greta…
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Joanna Macy: The Resilience Gathering

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In this talk given at The Resilience Gathering, Joanna Macy…
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Nate Hagens: The Human Predicament

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 In this keynote address given at The Resilience Gathering,…
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Why it’s time to think about human extinction

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In this video episode of Unstoppable, environmentalist, activist,…

Fiction

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The Road

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In The Road, a father and son traverse a bleak landscape after…
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The Dog Stars

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This superb post-apocalypse novel compares well with Cormac McCarthy's…