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The founder of a growing movement shows us around 'Transition Town Totnes' in Devon and talks about peak oil, the origin of the Transition Towns concept and how to help your community develop an 'energy descent plan' and prepare to 'power down.'

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from the Guardian

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward?

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward? Locally grown food, community-owned power stations, local currencies … can small-scale actions make a difference? Yes, according to the Transition network – in fact, it's our only hope

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from Greenpeace Magazin

Wie lassen sich Städte nachhaltiger gestalten? Transition Towns geben seit zehn Jahren Antworten

Englische Kleinstadt: die Transition Town Totnes

Transition towns (such as Totnes, Devon, UK, shown here) are grassroots community initiatives seeking to build resilience in response to peak oil, climate destruction, and economic instability. Click image for details and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Consume Less' board for more sustainable thinking.

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Transition Towns – preparing for a self-sufficient community-based future

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