Time as a currency of change towards resilient and sustainable communities

Time banking is a reciprocity-based work trading system with time (hours) representing the currency. The system prioritises social care, wellbeing, and reciprocity. It was first conceptualized in the 1980s in USA by Edgar Cahn, an American law professor, to address unfulfilled societal needs. Time banking is implemented within communities enabling a person with one skill… Continue reading Time as a currency of change towards resilient and sustainable communities

Benefits of Roof Gardens except Energy Savings

Due to ongoing population growth and urbanization where we continue to loose natural areas the necessity to recover green areas is becoming critical to help mitigate the negative impact of development and maintain some level of environmental quality. How can top of the building in dense urban area get green and cozy (source: Pixabay) Solar… Continue reading Benefits of Roof Gardens except Energy Savings

Towards resilient communities

“Whether they come from governments or from civil society, the best techniques for safeguarding cities don’t just mitigate disaster damage; they also strengthen the networks that promote health and prosperity during ordinary times.” Adaptation, E. Klinenberg. The New Yorker, January 7, 2013 issue What are the solutions and the ideas so that communities can easier mitigate… Continue reading Towards resilient communities

Pioneers into Practice program – Climate-KIC

This is the official blog by the Community group from the first generation of the Pioneers into Practice program in Croatia organised by EIT Climate-KIC. Operating in eight European locations, the Pioneers into Practice programme runs from May through to November and consists of a 4-6 week placement (domestic or international), bespoke transitions thinking &… Continue reading Pioneers into Practice program – Climate-KIC