Tue, 7 October 2014
Resilience and sustainability are different. Sustainability feels more long term to me. It's about using resources wisely with future generations in mind. Resilience is more about weathering the storm. There is an overlap and so both are important.
If being resilient encourages people to invest in rainwater harvesting and solar panels with battery backup, thereby also being more sustainable, then surely that's a good thing for everyone.
Is one more important than the other, or can resilience be a really handy way of selling sustainability?
Plus, my top five tips for having a resilient home.