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The story of Unthinkable Drinkable Brent.

Back in May last year, I read in the papers, they found Anne Leitrim d...

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My name is Claire and I’m in recovery from addiction to activism: Part One.

It feels apt that I should be introducing myself as Transition Network...

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The Transition movement in global perspective: Thomas Henfrey & Justin Kenrick

[Original here] The climate crisis has revealed a paradox at the heart...

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Burnout Tales: Chrissie Godfrey on the risks of the ‘Energy of Yes’

Chrissie Godfrey was formerly a co-ordinator of Transition Town Taunto...

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Chris Johnstone’s 5 Burnout Tips: No:4. Follow Your Inner Compass.

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Transition and burnout: the Australian experience

A guest post from Clare Power, a Lecturer at Western Sydney University...

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Chris Johnstone’s 5 Burnout Tips: No:3. Broaden your Definition of Activism.

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Activity of the fortnight: How to make decisions successfully?

Format: Activity / Guide People:  All of your group Time: 1 hour Reso...

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Learning from the past in Kensal and Kilburn.

Oral histories have been something that has fascinated the Transition ...

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“To see the new economy through a glass of beer…”

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, said recently “w...

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‘Neighbouring’: a burnout and build up again story

If our individual life is a mystery in itself, the life of a group, of...

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Chris Johnstone’s 5 Burnout Tips: No:2. Redefine a Good Life

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Book Review: ‘The Urban Farmer’ by Curtis Stone.

Book Review: The Urban Farmer: growing food for profit on leased and b...

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Interview with Chris Johnstone: “Burnout is a risk where people are passionate about what they do”

Chris Johnstone is an old friend of this blog, a resilience specialist...

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Catherine Sutton on managing burnout in Albany, CA.

I started Transition Albany in 2009 and – despite that “I&...

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Activity of the fortnight: How sustainable is your group?

Format: Activity People: Group Time needed: 40 minutes Resources neede...

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Chris Johnstone’s 5 Burnout Tips: No:1. See enthusiasm as a resource.

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Beer made from bread? The story of Toast.

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A Transition review, in 7 Episodes, of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

**Warning: SPOILER ALERT: if you don’t want to know what happens...

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Editorial: Sophy Banks on Balance or Burnout?

This blog, the last from Sophy as she leaves Transition Network, focus...

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Touching the Earth.

It is said in Buddhism that just before his enlightenment, as the Budd...

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Sophy Banks reflects on 10 years at the heart of Transition.

Today Sophy Banks, the founder of the ‘Inner Transition’ a...

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Help us celebrate two of Transition’s great pioneers.

During 2015, two of the key ‘thought leaders’ of Transitio...

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Sara Ayech reports from the edge of the edge of COP21

On my first evening in Paris for the COP21 climate summit, I eat at an...

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Reflections on the Transition Story: Yoav Egozi

Continuing our exploration of the Transition Story project, we asked d...

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Sarah McAdam on riding the COP21 rollercoaster

I started this  COP21 fortnight on the London Climate March with a sl...

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Cristiano Bottone shares his thoughts on the Transition Story.

Continuing our exploration of the Transition Story project, we asked d...

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‘A Moveable Feast’: Chris Bird reflects on COP21

If Ernest Hemingway was still alive he might well have said: “If you...

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Corinne reflects on COP21 in Paris.

We are at the end of the two weeks of the COP 21 Climate talks here in...

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Reflections on a week in Paris at COP21

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Filipa Pimentel on talking to students in Levallois, Paris

Our Transition team had been very busy running around in Paris for alm...

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The Transition Story: reflections from Chile

Continuing our exploration of the Transition Story project, we asked d...

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Of climates past: 1963, the last time the River Thames froze

I don’t remember a winter as mild as the one the UK is currently...

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Rob reports from COP21 in Paris: Day Eight.

The Solutions COP21 event at Grand Palais that I had visited the previ...

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Rob reports from COP21 in Paris: Day Seven.

Today was the most thought-provoking day, at times viscerally so.  Th...

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COP21: the View From Totnes

A guest blog from Naresh Giangrande: I am not in Paris. I have been fo...

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The most beautiful song about Transition yet created?

I’m now over half way through my time here in Paris, and it is p...

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Rob reports from COP21 in Paris: Day Six

I spent the morning at Place to B doing interviews, one for National G...

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Rob reports from COP21 in Paris: Day Four

Tuesday was kind of a catch up day really, until the evening. I spent ...

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Chris Bird reflects on stories, film premieres and sparkly high heeled shoes.

Chris Bird guest blogs from Paris: A few weeks ago we showed Naomi Kle...

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DEMAIN the film – my first premiere!

Our Guest Reporter Henry Owen reports: Last night I found myself headi...

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Rob reports from COP21 in Paris: Day Five

This shouldn’t take so long as today was, compared to past days,...

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Paris so far – a state of emergency for France and for the planet

Our Paris Roving Reporter Henry Owen reports: So I’m in Paris for CO...

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Rob reports from COP21 in Paris: Day Three

Today was my first visit to La Bourget, the vast conference centre com...

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Rob reports from COP21 in Paris: Day One

This will be a brief report given that it’s late and I need to g...

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Rob reports from COP21 in Paris: Day Two

Paris authorities banned the planned Peoples’ Climate March that...

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How to Soup, French Style (Soupe)

From our Roving Reporter, Henry Owen: So on Saturday I was lucky enoug...

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21 Stories of Transition: reviewed by Emma Postill at Permaculture Magazine.

[Original here]. Launched in time for COP21 in Paris, 21 Stories of T...

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Book Review: Austerity Ecology & the Collapse-Porn Addicts by Leigh Phillips.

I am one of the people who made it to the end of watching the series &...

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A Transitioner’s Guide to COP21 in Paris.

COP21 is the international climate negotiations which, it is hoped, wi...

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Paris: how can we start unpicking the spiral of humiliation and violence?

Last weekend’s dreadful events in Paris were appalling.  Like m...

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Review: 21 Stories of Transition and the Great Imagining: Why Transition Matters

Today Erik Lindberg of Transition Milwaukee reviews ’21 Stories ...

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Lucy Neal reviews ’21 Stories of Transition

If your kitchen table is like ours, a stream of unrelated inanimate an...

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John Thackara reviews ’21 Stories of Transition’

With fewer than three weeks to go until the start of COP21, the UN’s...

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Guest Blog by Anne Rucchetto and Blake Poland: Lessons from Inner Transition in Canada

Thanks to Anne and Blake for sending me this – an account of the...

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New video: Telling the Transition Story – a workshop

Last week we introduced a piece of work we have been doing at Transiti...

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“I think this is what I’d call a serious launch”: launching ’21 Stories of Transition’

Yesterday we gathered with Totnes Mayor Jacqi Hodgson to formally laun...

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What would the death of the Global Industrial Growth System mean for you?

One of the most innovative and well received elements of the Internati...

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The Transition Story: Time to stop talking about climate change?

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Why COP21 matters, and why I’m going.

On Monday we launch our new book ’21 Stories of Transition’...

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