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

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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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Altra replied to Lore's discussion What motivates you to act?
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Hello, again.

I've had an account on here for years, but I haven't been active aside from a brief stint in 2010. I know I probably don't know any of the faces on here, and am assuming none of you will know mine - so this is a reintroduction.I'm Jacob. I'm 23. I…See More
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