The Transition Movement

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The Transition Movement

The Transition Movement is a grassroots Network of communities that are working to build resilience in response to peak oil, climate change, and economic instability.  Utilizing various concepts such as Permaculture and Local Currency systems, the goal of the Transition Movement is to enable communities to become more economically independent and self-sustainable.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transition_movement
Location: Your Town?
Members: 40
Latest Activity: Mar 24

Discussion Forum

Boulder, Colorado Fighting to Take Control of Their Energy

Started by The Shiznit Sep 6, 2013. 0 Replies

In a movement that started several years ago Boulder, Colorado has been attempting to take the control of their local energy supply away from the private utility company that has been running it…Continue

Tags: Privatization, Action, Community, Electricity, Oil

Shopping Locally is Not Enough

Started by The Shiznit. Last reply by Jason C Townsley Aug 25, 2013. 3 Replies

In this TED-talk Stacy Mitchell makes a good case for how fixing our economic woes and safeguarding ourselves from economic distress will require much more of an effort than simply supporting local…Continue

Tags: Economy, Banks, Banking, Politics, Economic

Reading material?

Started by Bart. Last reply by March E. Aug 13, 2013. 2 Replies

just wanted to have a place where you can post reading material that`s related to transition.Continue

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Comment by The Shiznit on October 28, 2013 at 1:37pm
Comment by Pieter on September 7, 2013 at 3:22am

I'm wondering whether anyone here is close to any of the 'transition movement' groups in a city somewhere. 

Comment by The Shiznit on September 7, 2013 at 12:09am
Comment by The Shiznit on July 22, 2013 at 4:00pm

Interesting:  http://www.richsoil.com/diatomaceous-earth.jsp 

A natural bug killer that's healthy for humans.

Comment by The Shiznit on May 18, 2012 at 2:25am

The Transition Movement and I-Power have no official connection to each other. Groups on this site are just a way for people to express & talk about their common interests. As for informative links, I just put up the ones that I knew about on the Resource Links Page. There is a lot of stuff out there on the web about the movement because it has been around for a while; so a Google search will get you THOUSANDS of hit results.

Comment by Tim Young on May 18, 2012 at 1:33am

Not that clear to me how to "function" as part of a group as such.

What sort of things can be done?

And apart from the posted links where can I read more general information about this movement?  In particular I am interested in knowing whether this is something which is based outside of this website - to which this group is simply a small part of - etc.

 
 
 

Discussion Forum

Shopping Locally is Not Enough

Started by The Shiznit. Last reply by Jason C Townsley Aug 25, 2013. 3 Replies

Reading material?

Started by Bart. Last reply by March E. Aug 13, 2013. 2 Replies

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Joé replied to KitKat's discussion What is the revolution, and why is the project 2.0
""What is the revolution?"  Good question. I don't think anyone actually knows the answer.  Also, I don't recall ever saying that "I Power meant that we use our power to help other people". I was maybe…"
3 hours ago
KitKat posted a discussion

What is the revolution, and why is the project 2.0

I have been coming to this website off and on for a while now, but I don't get why the banner at the top says I am the revolution, and I Power project 2.0.That Joe guy said that I Power meant that we use our power to help other people, but I don't…See More
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Joé replied to Manjius Mcgayhon's discussion Narcissism test.
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Joé replied to Manjius Mcgayhon's discussion Narcissism test.
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Vic replied to Manjius Mcgayhon's discussion Narcissism test.
"Total: 6 Narcissistic Trait   Strength of Trait Authority: 1.00   Self-Sufficiency: 1.00   Superiority: 2.00   Exhibitionism: 0.00   Exploitativeness: 0.00   Vanity: 2.00   Entitlement:…"
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Joé posted a status
"IPower's inactivity is a necessary price to save world hunger."
10 hours ago
pauL replied to Manjius Mcgayhon's discussion Narcissism test.
"You really don't need to answer for someone else."
Tuesday
Merity replied to Manjius Mcgayhon's discussion Narcissism test.
"Your Total: 14 Authority: 3.00   Self-Sufficiency: 2.00   Superiority: 3.00   Exhibitionism: 0.00   Exploitativeness: 2.00   Vanity: 1.00   Entitlement: 3.00 "
Tuesday
pauL replied to Manjius Mcgayhon's discussion Narcissism test.
"Scored a 4"
Monday
Joé replied to Manjius Mcgayhon's discussion Narcissism test.
"Good thread! in the spirit of the latest narcissist threads of IPower! I like it. The first step for IPower to become less narcissistic is to realize the issue that poisons us all. Total: 20 Authority: 6.00   Self-Sufficiency:…"
Monday
Manjius Mcgayhon posted a discussion

Narcissism test.

http://psychcentral.com/quizzes/narcissistic.htmTake the test guys, let's see who wins.And by guys I mean Shiznit, and by wins I mean who's in 2nd place after him.My results:Your Total:…See More
Monday
Manjius Mcgayhon replied to Manjius Mcgayhon's discussion VLRESTLEMANIA II [SEASON FINALE]
"LE SEASON FINALE IS HEREEEEE AND MY LIFE IS COMPLETEEEEEE. It's over, I'm done with this for now, enjoy my last straw of free entertainment for a while."
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