Building a world of
resilient communities.

"The Creative Response to Climate Change"

Put it this way: we would never actually say "this is climate change". That doesn’t sit comfortably with us at all. We don’t like that bald categorisation of what we do.

How to Speak Transition in Spanish

Juan del Rio is the author of the recently published 'Guía del movimiento de transición', the first book about Transition in Spanish.

"When Transition forgets what it's called": the Arts and Social Change

When we started Transition, I imagined it as an environmental process. Now I see it as a cultural process.

Have You Done the Transition Health Check Yet?

Interestingly the similarities between a healthy human body and a healthy Transition group are both about taking an holistic view of what is happening in order to prevent problems by checking that all the different parts are working well.

Planning: the untapped power of community consent

When planning consent is given for a development which local people bitterly oppose, is that the end of the story?

1% Local Food?: Unveiling Transition Buxton's Economic Resilience Study

 One local Councillor wants to use the report’s findings to help combat a new supermarket being proposed for the town.

Who gets left with the unburnable carbon?

The headline findings on a global level are that around 80% of coal reserves, 50% of gas and one third of oil reserves need to remain unburnt if we are to have this chance of 2°C.

Review: "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels". Really?

There is no “moral case for fossil fuels”, just as there was no “moral case for slavery” in 1860.

On Convening Faith Groups

It behoves us as Transitioners to try to diffuse a message to invite people to consider how we’re moving towns and villages and hamlets towards resilience to create that space, because we bump up against so many different types of people here.

Could You Live Zero Waste for a Year? Jenny did...

The theory is, less stuff coming in means less stuff going out.
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