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Transition Towns

Doomsday Prepping for a Sustainable Future

Mike Sandler | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Mike Sandler

The sustainability advocates' answer to doomsday prepping is the Transition movement, which provides lifeboat-type strategies to communities hoping to "power down" their economies in advance of peak oil resource constraints of the "Limits to Growth" variety.

Boulder Prepares for Hard Times Ahead with "Food Localization"

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

Like so many chirping miner's canaries, about 400 people met last weekend in a Boulder church and hotel to talk about what might perhaps best be calle...

10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

It was a tough year, but events from 2010 contain the seeds of transformation. None of the following stories is enough on its own to change the momentum, but each story points to a piece of the solution.

Can You Survive Life After Cheap Oil? It May Be Time to Find Out

Tara Lohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tara Lohan

Andre Angelantoni is among the crowd of geologists, oil-industry experts and numbers crunchers that believes we are at or near peak, and the way down will be a painful and bumpy ride.

Resilience Takes Form -- A Handbook for Transition

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cameron Sinclair

Totnes, a sleepy seaside town in the West of England, has become the accidental epicenter of a quiet revolution.

Seven Ways to Fight Dirty (Energy)

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

It's time we step up the effort and fight the dirty industries that pollute our communities and jeopardize our children and grandchildren's future. Here are seven ways to do it.