Resilience, Security and Sustainability. Peter Adey, Klaus Dodds and Mike Dolton. From Security to Resilience. How do we govern the future? We try to secure it: Pre-caution Pre-emption Preparedness exercise it.
Peter Adey, Klaus Dodds and Mike Dolton
Heavy storms have caused extreme flooding in your region, tributaries are overflowing, streets and roads are under-water
The local reservoir is threatening to break its banks
You are members of a Strategic Coordinating Group tasked with managing the potential emergency
what are you going to do now?
Specific option, ‘Resilience and the Governing of Emergency’
and many careers
‘Types of impacts that could be experienced as the world comes into equilibrium with more greenhouse gases.’ (Stern, 2005;v)
Level or stock of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere:
Pre-industrial revolution 280 ppm
2005: 430 ppm
2035: 550 ppm?
The voles are doing well… humans? 42 to 32000 deaths? Who knows?
Peter Adey (firstname.lastname@example.org) Klaus Dodds (email@example.com) and Mike Dolton (firstname.lastname@example.org)