Published on May 5, 2015

“Resilience” is the ability to absorb shocks while continuing to function. It’s a word that has gained a lot of currency in recent years as more and more people realize that we have some big shocks headed our way: financial shocks, energy shocks, environmental shocks, as we as social unrest and international conflict.

This video is the last in a four-part series by Richard Heinberg and Post Carbon Institute. The themes covered in these videos are much more thoroughly explored in Heinberg’s latest book, Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels.

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