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  • Podcast

    Jack Spirko: The Road To Resilience

    Requires a good map. Got one?
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, January 31, 2016, 5:17 PM

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    Continuing our focus on solutions, this week we're joined on the podcast by Jack Spirko. His daily podcast focuses on practical, actionable steps each of us can take to "live a better life, if times get tough or even if they don't" — a mission nicely aligned with the one we pursue here at Peak Prosperity.

    In this wide-ranging discussion, Jack and Chris discuss the need for spreading awareness of the Three Es, the professional challenges in doing so, and how individuals can go about pursuing both security and prosperity in the face of the likely disruptive changes to come.

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  • Daily Digest
    Image by CECAR - Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation Research University New York, Flickr Creative Commons

    Daily Digest 7/11 – Greece’s Life-Saving Austerity Medics, Urban Flooding Likely To Worsen

    by DailyDigest

    Thursday, July 11, 2013, 3:11 PM

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    • Greece's life-saving austerity medics 
    • World’s Biggest Challenge: ‘Ignorance in the Face of Change’ – Paul Hawken
    • Who is affected by big currency movements?
    • “Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control
    • Fail And Fail Well
    • Dear Leader Dreams Of Sushi
    • Battle lines harden over Detroit pension cuts
    • NAVY LENR Patent Granted – Transmutes Radioactive Waste
    • The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster is a Corporate Crime
    • Lac-Mégantic's Disaster is the Poster Child for Fossil Fuel Folly
    • Politics of Climate Change: A Well-Oiled Machine
    • Urban flooding likely to worsen, say experts
    • Scientists Invented New Way of Seawater Desalination

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  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 5/30 – Wine Country Faces Fiscal Crisis, Drought Emaciates Cattle In NM

    by DailyDigest

    Thursday, May 30, 2013, 2:49 PM

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    • Back to Basics – Gold, Silver, and the Economy
    • "Major Shocks Will Become The Norm From Now On"
    • US targets digital currency in huge fraud probe
    • OECD: Europe's Recession Threatens Entire Global Economy
    • ‘A disaster in slow motion’: Wine country latest California region to face fiscal crisis
    • How Islamist militancy threatens Africa
    • China's dead pig scandal ushers in hard times for fishermen and hog farmers
    • Portland, Maine Doctor Forgoes Insurance To Provide Affordable Care To Community
    • GMO lose Europe – victory for environmental organisations
    • Weather disasters increasing, insurance industry warns
    • GM salmon can breed with wild fish and pass on genes
    • Oops: Europe’s green mandates have resulted in more imported coal and wood consumption
    • Harper government nixed reviews for some oil sands projects following warnings of water disruption
    • Corn Growers Turn to Pesticides After Genetically Modified Seeds Fail
    • In China, 'cancer villages' a reality of life
    • Officials: NM ranch had 1,000 emaciated cattle

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  • What Should I Do?
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    Emergency Preparedness & Outdoor Adventure Planning Checklist

    Thinking through the essentials for times of need
    by Denis Korn

    Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 11:38 PM

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    For most people, planning for emergencies is similar to planning for a camping trip or any other outdoor adventure where the normal conveniences of home are not available. The biggest difference is determining whether to plan for being away from home or in your own residence – or perhaps both. The equipment to include in your emergency kit or camping supplies list will be very comparable. Differences and variations will generally depend upon the severity and length of time you anticipate for your emergency scenario. Long term emergencies and outdoor explorations will require, in addition to this list, more extensive planning and provisioning. Your skill level and knowledge set for survival techniques and resourcefulness will also play a big role in determining your needs.

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  • Daily Prep
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    Clean Up Safely After a Disaster

    Protect yourself and your family by following these tips
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 7:55 PM

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    Learn about the dangers and procedures for safely cleaning up after major disasters and hurricanes.  Be aware of structural damage to properties, exposure to chemical and biological hazards, gas leaks and fumes from clean up equipment, and use extreme caution and safety practices with saws and tools.  You survived the storm, survive the clean up process also.

    http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/cleanup/facts.asp

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