"We live in an oil-dependent world, arriving at this level of dependency in a very short space of time by treating petroleum as if it were in infinite supply. Most of us avoid thinking about what happens when oil runs out (or becomes prohibitively expensive), but The Transition Handbook shows how the inevitable and profound changes ahead can have a positive outcome. These changes can lead to the rebirth of local communities that will grow more of their own food, generate their own power, and build their own houses using local materials. They can also encourage the development of local currencies to keep money in the local area."
-- Chelsea Green Publishing
Order a hard copy of The Transition Handbook by searching online, or download a free pdf version here: 1.23MB, PDF
The Essential Guide to Doing Transition:
Getting Transition started in your street, community, town or organization
This guide will give you everything you need to know to start Transition in your community and outlines the processes and activities needed to make it a success. It is currently available here in English and Spanish, soon to be joined by French and Italian.
You can also download a free pdf of the Transition Primer (but if you are going to download only one thing, we encourage downloading The Essential Guide to Doing Transition).
Thinking About Starting a Discussion Group?
Be sure to check out the well received "Handbook" discussion guide, compliments of Transition Seattle.