Coping with Loss of Affluence

This article on coping with loss of affluence was rather apropos of this weekend’s Transition Whatcom event. Basically, the summary points outlines that in a transitioning economy, walking is an important activity for first world economies to re-learn as it becomes more necessary for mere transit, the coping with the loss of status of having a car, and at the same time walking in nature is  therapeutic for this situation as well.