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Ruah Swennerfelt on the Transition movement and people of faith.

Ruah Swennerfelt has just published a fascinating new addition to the ...

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My Foreword for ‘Rising to the Challenge: the Transition Movement and People of Faith’

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, when asked about the differences between ...

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Greyton Transition Town win 3 national awards!

By Nicola Vernon: South Africa’s only Transition Town in Greyton, in...

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From our Support Offer: Vision

By Mike Thomas, our Initiative Support Coordinator: “Are you si...

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Dorota Hajdukiewicz: “We’re amateurs, but we’re going to grow food!”

With our theme of Springtime renewal, and of starting afresh, in this ...

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What if: ATMs issued local currencies?

Banks.  We can’t live with them, we can’t live without th...

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Planning for people – an update from the Transitionese translations project.

By Deborah Rim Moiso: Sometime in April 2016, an article in Spanish ap...

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New report: Old Stories for New Times: inspiration for sustainable living.

A guest blog from Carol Low: It was Spring.  A Transition Town Kensal...

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Emmanuel and Elizabeth at Pocheco: “Let’s change everything”

When you ring Pocheco, a company that makes 2 billion envelopes a year...

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Film review: ‘This Changes Everything’

‘This Changes Everything’, the recent film starring Naomi ...

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Bristol Energy Cooperative: “it felt right for us to be ambitious”

You may have read recently about Bristol Energy Coop (BEC) and their ...

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7 things a Local Entrepreneur Forum can unlock

Thursday May 12th was the fifth Local Entrepreneur Forum in Totnes.  ...

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Activity of the fortnight: Planning and putting on events

Format: Guide People:  The members of your group organising an event....

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An evening in Stroud: ’10 years and beyond’

Transition Stroud were the 8th ‘official’ Transition initi...

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How Transition Palo Alto Brings Sharing and Community to Silicon Valley.

By Cat Johnson, originally published by Shareable: Transition Palo ...

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The beer that innoculates against Philip Green

Every February, the Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, Calif...

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On reflection: why the TN team took time out.

By Sarah McAdam: The Transition Network team has been reflecting recen...

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Introducing our theme of Springtime Renewal.

I was working in my greenhouse last week, planting out lettuce seedlin...

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Transitioners’ Digest (March – April 2016) International.

Our theme over the past 2 months was ‘International’.  We...

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Report: converging for the common good in Hvalsø, Denmark.

I first visited Denmark in 1995 when I was doing my sustainability deg...

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A snapshot of Transition in … Japan

Shunro Yoshida, co-founder and representative board of director of Tr...

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Flying to the US: was it worth it?

In October 2013, Peter Lipman and I travelled to the US, initially to ...

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Juliet Davenport of Good Energy on the UK’s EU Referendum

As part of our theme of ‘International’, we have been look...

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The Panama Papers and the emergence of Transition in Iceland

Naresh Giangrande writes: The Panama Papers were released last Sunday ...

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Juan del Rio: Construyendo puentes para la transición iberoamericana

Today, we hear from Juan del Rio, Transition Trainer and author of La ...

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How to develop a healthy group

To be successful at Transition, you need to be successful at working t...

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How ‘Demain’ is giving Transition a boost in Belgium.

A guest post by François-Olivier Devaux of Transition Hub Wallonie-B...

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What to do if Donald Trump joins your Transition group.

It’s a thought-provoking question.  An article on the Big Thin...

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A snapshot of Transition in … Brazil.

Report | 3rd Meeting of the Brazilian Network of Transition Towns.  ...

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Cyril Dion on ‘Demain’: “My message to the Transition movement would be a huge thank-you”.

The rise of the film ‘Demain‘ appears unstoppable.  Viewe...

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One Year in Transition: becoming an international community of practice

One Year in Transition (1YT) has been running in the UK for four years...

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Transition Network advise HBO on new series of ‘Game of Thrones’

With just days to go until the 6th series of Game of Thrones premieres...

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Bob Hudson on Devolution: “there are some very worrying questions being raised by all of this”

The word ‘devolution’ figures large in the UK at the momen...

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REconomy On The Road From Wigan Pier

On a wet and windy day in early-February, the energetic Billinge and O...

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Activity of the fortnight: Being part of the Transition Movement

Being part of the Transition Movement. Format: Checklist / activity Pe...

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New film: ‘8 days @ COP21’

We are delighted to present our new film, ‘8 days @ COP21’...

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Transition Galway’s ‘2030 Vision’ report: “there’s no limit to what we could do”

Transition Galway in Ireland just published ‘A Vision for Galway...

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On having a great vision, and not ‘blowing an uncertain trumpet’.

My friend Lucy Neal sent me a photo of me the other day, taken at the ...

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Dreaming in Tongues – a multi-lingual adventure begins.

In which Sara, Pedro and Deborah, the new Transitionese team working o...

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Budget 2016: What we are facing isn’t a financial crisis, but a crisis of the imagination.

So George Osborne just delivered his budget.  In the same week, the M...

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A snapshot of Transition in … Ireland

Theresa O’Donohoe of Transition Ireland & Northern Ireland repo...

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Introducing ‘International’ – and some reflections on Brexit/Bremain

Our theme for the next 2 months is ‘International’.  With...

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Naresh Giangrande on Launch Online.

I love doing Launch Online. I get to facilitate a group of like minded...

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An evening at La Recyclerie

In which I visit an extraordinary venue in Paris and find myself paint...

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Activity of the fortnight: How to get and keep people involved in Transition

How to get and keep people involved in Transition Format: Activity / G...

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A healthy culture of conflict from the favellas of Brazil

In late January I went to a one day workshop with Dominic Barter, some...

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Transition Leicester introduce ‘Footpaths’.

Footpaths is a way for people to meet and support each other to reduce...

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My Personal Burnout Audit

In her framing editorial for our theme of burnout and balance, Sophy B...

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Transitioners’ Digest (January – February 2016) Burn out and Balance.

During January and February, we have been exploring the theme of Burno...

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How Amazon debases our language, and how we can take it back.

The word ‘fulfilment’ has two distinct meanings.  The fir...

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What indigenous cultures can teach us about burnout.

Our new Inner Transition Coordinator, Claire Milne, met Ilarion Mercul...

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Why we need more mavericks, not less.

I watched the recent BBC documentary on Kids Company, Camila’s K...

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Sophy Banks: the Burnout Interview

In a final interview before she left Transition Network to take on new...

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Chris Johnstone’s Burnout Tips all in one place!

Here are all of Chris Johnstone’s 5 tips for reducing the risk o...

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Book Review: The Island that Never Was: an English castaway in Bilbao by Robert Alcock.

The spirit behind Transition, that invitation for a community to come ...

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Acting to Affirm Life: body awareness and self empowerment in activism.

Lou Hemmerman, a sustainable activism researcher and facilitator with ...

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The Secret Temple, and reflections on what makes a good export.

Last week I visited an amazing exhibition at the Wellcome Collection i...

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Chris Johnstone’s 5 Burnout Tips: No:5. See success with new eyes and savour it.

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Neighbourhood Planning and Transition initiatives: an update.

Low-carbon Neighbourhood Planning – key policy changes and scope for...

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The unstoppable rise of ‘Demain’.

The film ‘Demain’ (‘Tomorrow’) is proving to b...

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