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Why Resilience?

Rob Hopkins, one of the founders of the Transition Town movement, has written a great piece on the importance of the concept of resilience to our cities.  Very clear writing, very forceful arguments:

Resilience; “the capacity of a system to absorb disturbance and reorganise while undergoing change, so as to retain essentially the same function,structure, identity and feedbacks”

Read more here: http://www.energybulletin.net/node/50459


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