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2016, Coming up

June 5 - World Environment Day W. Annual event. Give a human face to environmental issues.

5 - 11 - Global Sharing Week, / ...more events

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2016, Recent edits

Portugal ran on renewable energy alone for four days, May 16 [1]

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"The global city is not London, New York, Tokyo or Jo'berg -- it is the part of each which is connected to an analogous part in each of the others. The global city is a distributed phenomenon. There is only one global city, and it floats on top of the others like lace."

Manuel Castells

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Communities taking charge of local economies

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Time banking in New South Wales, May 22 [2]

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How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car, May 2 [3]

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Amsterdam Is Appointing a Bike Mayor, Apr 26 [4]

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Florida: Sunday profile: Growing a sustainable society, Apr 24 [5]

Mexico City is crowdsourcing its new constitution using in a democracy experiment, April 21 [6]


  3. BBC News
  4. CityLab
  5. @HeraldTribune
  6. @qz

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Trees, woodland and forest: NASA scientist is using drones to plant 1 billion trees per year, May 24 [1]

From the favelas: the rise of rooftop solar projects in Brazil, May 24 [2]

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Two computer scientists are programming an end to food waste in Chicago, May 13 [3]

The Goa Iron Ore Permanent Fund in India: A Bold Precedent, May 10 [4]

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5¢ Fee on Plastic Bags Is Approved by New York City Council, May 5 [5]


  2. The Guardian
  4. David Bollier
  5. New York Times


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


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


"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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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 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

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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

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


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.