Communities that take care of themselves and band together are more resilient to natural catastrophe, and the greedy loner fails to survive. Creativity, lack of panic, caring and sharing are desirable qualities in everyday life for everyone except people too high up to care, and as it seems, critical ones in emergencies. So, what is so hard about aligning important people and formal organization with those natural values? Why does everyday life have to be different?
How to Bounce Back from Increasingly Extreme Weather Events
Climate change is here. We’re seeing increasingly frequent and extreme “heavy weather” events like these every day: Record setting droughts and heat waves. Once in a century floods and epic storm su…