Danger ahead: prioritising risk avoidance in political and economic decision-making

In this week’s excerpt from Fleeing Vesuvius, Brian Davey argues that since the financial and political components of the present system have now discredited themselves, a fluid situation exists that might allow more viable options to emerge. Local green initiatives, in particular the Transition Towns movement, are gaining in strength and number(s), but do they have the potential to develop the capacity needed at a national level to transform societies’ energy and transport infrastructures?

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Featured image: Sidewalk ends. Author: Valhuf. Source: http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=view&id=1353794

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