Monthly Archives: June 2009

Sustainability in the Modern Urban City

This show will examine on-the-ground perspectives of building sustainability and resilience in the modern urban city. Mandy Mahoney, Director of Sustainability for the City of Atlanta, and Lynette Young, Executive Director of Sustainable Atlanta, will reflect on progress in Atlanta and the surrounding region as a showcase for challenges being faced by cities worldwide. The […]

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Community Resilience and Adaptability

This show begins to explore the importance of building community—in relation to responding positively to shocks and as the basis for establishing resilient communities for the future. Jeb Brugmann’s deep insight and work with communities across the world serves as a ground bed for understanding issues involved and identifying key areas for action. Near term […]

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Recognizing Financial and Dollar Realities

This show takes a sobering look at the financial crises and elements of the path forward that must be considered and anticipated, including implications on personal and societal wealth. It explores in particular the US situation and the dollar, and its relationship to major global players and the global economic and financial system at large. […]

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Changing the Way We Pursue the Future: Uniting Multiple Perspectives

This show broadly draws upon content of the first four episodes to establish a big picture view of the value of multiple perspectives, and how these perspectives fit together regarding “who is looking at what, how.” The show builds a compelling rationale for why issues can be so conflicted and why so little progress is […]

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It Has Hit the Fan!

Chris Martenson continues on ZOOM’D with a deeper look at the three Es: Economy, Energy, and Environment—and the emerging realities today. Chris explores how we are already beginning to “hit the fan,” offering evidence about specific aspects of the E’s that point to shocks and breakdowns coming our way. Chris describes preparatory actions that we […]

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