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2016, Coming up

Sep 15 - Free Money Day. Global invitation for people to explore, in a liberating and fun way, what it might be like if our relationship to money was a little different. freemoneyday.org, Post growth W / Free stuff / ...more events

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2016, Recent edits

US news: 3 American cities that use 100% renewable energy — and 7 that plan to join them within 20 years, Aug 13 [1]

Featured - Video - Quote / . . . . places - topics - resources / category / UK . . . / Village pump

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Missoula

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China news

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Madagascar

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Gabon

Featured quote

"We need places where we sit on the edges of the public realm and look in the mirror, to be reminded of who we really are."



Chuck [2] / Urban sustainability

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Recent discussion

Communities taking charge of local economies

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Netherlands: 75 years after its destruction, Rotterdam continues to reinvent itself, Aug 24 [3]

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Food USA: Move Over, Community Gardens: Edible Forests Are Sprouting Up Across America, Aug 16 [4]

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Amsterdam: Bike jams and unwritten rules: a day with Amsterdam's new 'bicycle mayor', Aug 11 [5]

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China's first home-made supercapacitor tram unveiled, Aug 4 [6]

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Cycling activism: Yes, Equitable Bike-Sharing Is Possible, Aug 3 [7]

References

  1. @BI_Europe
  2. confronting the urban mirror, August 27, 2011
  3. dailyhive.com
  4. Smithsonian
  5. The Guardian
  6. @ecobusinesscom
  7. CityLab


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Denmark’s futuristic “citizen space” has been named the world’s best public library, Aug 18 [1]

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Mexico: 'It feels like a gift': mobile phone co-op transforms rural Mexican community, Aug 15 [2]

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South Australia: Mining town Coober Pedy shows the rest of Australia how to turn to renewables, Aug 4 [3]

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Italy adopts new law to slash food waste, Aug 3 [4]

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US news: From now on, every government agency will have to consider climate change, Aug 2 [5]

References

  1. qz.com
  2. The Guardian
  3. The Guardian
  4. BBC News
  5. washingtonpost.com


What

Community action for sustainability, or CASwiki, is information and knowledge sharing, but with a focus on what might be useful to community groups and active citizens. You can help. What can we do to make our communities more sustainable and in support of environmental, social and economic wellbeing? / About CASwiki - Join

Where

At any level from local communities through villages, towns, cities, countries, regions, continents or the whole world. Check out our current list of 269 locations. If the location you're interested in isn't there, can you help by sharing some information about that place in either an existing article, or through starting a new article? ...more

Why

"We start with the simple proposition that citizens should be able to influence decisions which affect the places and communities in which they live, work and visit."

Sustainability isn't just something for experts. It's about everyone's quality of life and we all have a part to play.

CASwiki aims to help link up community and personal action for sustainability worldwide. ...more

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How

Knowledge sharing can help! It can help with finding contacts, making connections and networking. As well as information about places CASwiki shares information and knowledge about 29 Community action for sustainability topics (what we can do - see right hand column) and Resources to help action.

Do

Do help! Do please help CASwiki grow! Share something today! Share your knowledge and information.

Improve articles by clicking "edit" at top of the page or section. Our philosophy is: Be Bold and contribute!

Our Places, Topics, Resources

Any questions? Please ask via our talk page

Social media

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twitter: @caswiki
Pinterest: Community action for sustainability - Sustainable Africa - Sustainable Latin America - Sustainable Asia and Oceania - Sustainable Europe - Sustainable North America - Sustainable UK - Sustainable South East England - Sustainable Malling

CASwiki news

As of mid-December 2015, all scheduled CASwiki articles have been copied across, updated or set up.

As of early September all CASwiki topic articles have been copied across, updated or set up.

August 2015, wiki name changed to Community action for sustainability, CASwiki (from Sustainable community action, scawiki)

As of May 2015 half of around 60 topic articles have been set up, as well as all 269 location articles. The remaining topic articles and Sustainable community action Resources articles should get set up during 2015. After that the focus can switch to developing the wiki and its community of editors. / A brief history of scawiki


Village cinema

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CASwiki... Places - Topics - Resources / About - Join - Talk - Village pump / UK


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.