We haven’t written much about the Transition Towns movement yet, but we will. It is one of the most promising initiatives I’ve come across for building sustainable communities, and the only reason I’ve held off writing about it is because I wanted to get involved in one and see it first hand. Since the first meeting of Transition Towns St Albans is next week, it’s a good time to read up on the subject, for my own benefit as well as the blog. My introduction to Transition Towns is on Celsias:
In essence, Transition Towns is about transitioning communities into a post-carbon future. It is about rallying local networks to explore how their town, village, or city will tackle the twin threats of climate change and peak oil. Then, rather than waiting for government legislation or mass lifestyle changes, it’s about starting where you are with creative grassroots initiatives… read on at Celsias.