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Transition Initiative Projects
Trainings & Webinars
Books & Films
Transition Network News
PCI Richard Heinberg's new book
Heart & Soul Series: Consciousness, Creativity and Connection
Plan Smart, Message from the Heart, and Give Your Motivation a Kick-Start!
Monthly Transition Salon
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Transition US :: January 2011 e-newsletter
We start the new year off with great aspirations, and thanks to all of you for helping us reach our $100,000 challenge grant, we're ready to hit the ground running!
Save The Date - May 14-15, 2011 - across the country
Last May Transition Initiatives and other community groups across Sonoma County, California, mobilized to plant 350 gardens in one weekend. At the end of the day over600 projects were completed! This year Transition US is taking this challenge truly national. In coming months we will be working closely with all of you to make it easy to bring this challenge to your community. Stay tuned! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to get involved early.
This month we welcome two new initiatives - browse the initiatives map and learn more about becoming an Official Transition Initiative.
Brazil Unleashing - The Transition model is being adapted all over the world - big cities like Los Angeles to small islands like Whidbey, Washington - and most recently, in the high poverty community of 247,000 people in São Paulo, Brazil, where a group gathered in December for the official unleashing of ‘Transixion’ Brasilândia (read more)
The Resilient Household - While Sustainable Berea in Kentucky believes that a strong community is absolutely essential for surviving the coming shocks, each of us needs to contribute by making our households more resilient. (read more)
Vanishing of the Bees
Meat: A Benign Extravagance
Dirt! The Movie
Transition Support Scotland produced a really good booklet called ‘How to organise a Regional Gathering’. Download it here.
An Update on the ‘Ingredients of Transition’ project here.
Transition US Partner | visit www.postcarbon.org for more articles, reports and news
PCI began 2011 with the release of a new section of Richard Heinberg's upcoming book (working title The End of Growth). Read the excerpt The Sound of Air Escaping and keep up with Richard's progress via his Twitter feed and on Facebook.
Also, check out Richard's video interview which is part of a new 'Peak Oil and the Changing Climate' feature at The Nation...and catch the latest download—Biodiversity: Peak Nature?—from thePost Carbon Reader.