Peak Moment 192: "There are no real solutions, there are only responses." So say the expert contributors in The Post Carbon Reader, pointing to society's complex, interdependent systems squeezed by growing demand and declining resources. Co-editor Daniel Lerch tells us renewable energy will never be able to replace fossil fuels. Thus resilience - the capacity of a system to withstand disturbance while retaining its fundamental integrity - needs to replace "sustainability" as a guide to action. [http://www.postcarbon.org/reader]
Ride an electric bike. Tour a permaculture back yard garden. In each episode of Peak Moment TV, Janaia Donaldson hosts practical grass roots entrepreneurs who are exploring locally reliant lifestyles to meet these challenging times. Peak Moment TV is cross-pollinating the most challenging shift in human history - an energy transition away from fossil fuels to sustainable living.