Selected Resources

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Websites

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Cascade Institute

The Cascade Institute is a Canadian research centre addressing…
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Resilience

Resilience.org supports building community resilience in a world…

The Foresight Analysis Nexus (FAN)

The FAN initiative describes the situation: Two hundred years…

Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere

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

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

Global Challenges Foundation

The mission of the Global Challenges Foundation is "to prevent,…

Collapse of Industrial Civilization ~ Finding the Truth behind the American Hologram

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

In 2009, two English writers published a manifesto. Out of that…

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

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:…

Global Catastrophic Risks

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…

The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization

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

The Uninhabitable Earth

The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells brings into stark…

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben's Falter tells the story of converging trends—global…

Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy

Surviving the Future by David Fleming and Shaun Chamberlin lays…

Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It

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

Open groups

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Transition United States

Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration,…

Transition Network

Transition Network is a movement of communities coming together…

Articles

Rise of Neo-Feudalism

The Rise of Neo-Feudalism

In this article, Robert Kuttner and Katherine V. Stone delineate…

Viewpoint: Be Prepared

This article from provides the historical context of the Church…

Resilience, the Global Challenge, and the Human Predicament

In this article in Kosmos, Michael Lerner writes: We face a perfect…

Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided?

This 2013 article by Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich explores…

Are we on the road to civilisational collapse?

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

Videos

Nate Hagens: The State of the Species 2020

In this video, Nate Hagens, Director of EnergyandOurFuture.org,…

Greta Thunberg’s full speech to world leaders at UN Climate Action Summit

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

In this talk given at The Resilience Gathering, Joanna Macy…

Nate Hagens: The Human Predicament

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

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

Fiction

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The Road

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

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