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  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers
  • 2 Las Stroud – Nigel Riglar “if we didn’t have Transition Stroud, we would have to create all that community infrastructure for the first time” Archers

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  • 1. The Transition model From oil dependency to local resilience.... 15 th March2011 Rob Hopkins Transition Network
  • 2. The ‘Totnes, the nut tree capital of Britain’ project, planting hybrid walnut and almond trees, sponsored by local businesses
  • 3. Lloyds & Chatham House
    • “ ...energy security is now inseparable from the transition to a low-carbon economy and business plans should prepare for this new reality”.
  • 4.  
  • 5.
    • Totnes, Penwith, Kinsale, Ivybridge, Falmouth, Moretonhampstead, Lewes, Stroud, Ashburton, Ottery St. Mary, Bristol, Brixton, Forest Row, Mayfield, Glastonbury, Lostwithiel, Forest of Dean, Nottingham, Wrington, Brighton&Hove, Portobello, Market Harborough, Sunshine Coast, West Kirby, Llandeilo, Bro Ddyfi, Whitstable, Marsden & Slaithwaite, Frome, Brampton, Isle of Wight, Waiheke Island, Orewa, Dunbar, Rhayader, Seaton, Bath, Exeter, Isle of Man, Canterbury, Kapiti District, Biggar, Presteigne, Wolverton, Leicester, Holywood, Westcliff-on-Sea, Isles of Scilly, Liverpool South, Norwich, Tring, Crediton, Boulder County, North Howe, Lampeter, South Petherton, Armidale, Chichester, Bell, Bellingen, Berkhamsted, Forres, Sandpoint, Opotiki Coast, Newcastle, Chepstow, Coventry, Bungay, Nelson, Hervey Bay, Dorchester, New Forest, Mersea Island, Maidenhead, Ladock & Grampound Road, Leek, Horsham, Stafford, Chester, Exmouth, Cambridge, Hereford, Kingston-upon-Thames, Buxton, Taunton, Eudlo, Ketchum, Kildare, Cotati, El Manzano, Sydney, Lyons, Whanganui, Langport, Sidmouth, York, Transition Blue Mountains, Louth, Fujino, Monteveglio, Arran & Holy Isle, Ely, Monmouth, Sampford Peverell, Berlin, Friedrichshain Kreuzberg, Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Deventer, Brooklyn, Kilkenny, Wingecarribee, Kenmore, Newton Abbot, Peterborough, Montpelier, Portland, Belsize,High Wycombe, Lancaster, Sebastopol, Bassingbourn, Leamington Spa, Sevenoaks, Chesterfield, Sheffield, Woodbridge, Laguna Beach, Pine Mountain, Ashland, Kirkbymoorside, Downham Market and Villages, Berea, Pima, Dorking, Castle Ward, Bedford, Tayport, Bro Ffestiniog,Redland, Barraba, Denver, Newent, Whatcom, Mount Shasta, NE Seattle, Louisville, Newburyport, Omagh, Northern Ireland, Oxford, Thornbury, Bro Gwaun, Farnham, Paso Robles, Portland (PDX),San Luis Obispo, Hohenwald, Ann Arbor, Oklahoma City, Guelph, Diss, Maleny, Llantwit Major, Wigan, Ashtead, Helston and District, Kurilpa, QLD, West Marin, Tucson, Greater New Haven, Santa Barbara, Trawsnewid Bangor Transition, Downton, Wivenhoe, Dundas, Anglesea, Siirtymäliike Hämeenkyrö, Victoria, Stelle, Hancock County, Torquay, Malvern Hills, Hardwick Area, Whidbey, Andover, Brisbane East, Nelson, Finsbury Park, Liskeard, Culver City, Sunnyside Neighborhood, Portland, Media, St Albans, Weymouth and Portland, Horncastle, Thorncombe, Marlow, Sherborne, Letchworth, Lavenham, Timaru, Haywards Heath, Eynsham Area, Carrboro/Chapel Hill, Stamford, Stratford Upon Avon, Darebin, Melbourne, Ipswich, Trawsnewid Calon Teifi, Ottawa, Evesham Vale, Far North Queensland, Sydney North, Olympia, Chelsea, Southwell Area, Matlock, Bielefeld,
    • Transition BH hub, Transition Town Tooting, Melrose, Hertford, Henley on Thames,
    • Worthing, Eumundi Markets, Denmark, Anderson, Austin, Monterey, Northfield,
    • Minehead and Alcombe, Cocagne, Hull, South Barwon, Moffat, Hemel Hempstead,
    • Parramatta, Tavistock,
  • 6. Resilience
    • “ the capacity of an individual, community or system to adapt in order to sustain an acceptable level of function, structure and identity.”
    • Edwards, C. (2009) Resilient Nation. DEMOS. P18
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  • 7. Unit District Region Nation Continent Globe Size (miles) 20 100 500 2000 10,000 Population 100,000 2 million 50 million 1 billion 5 billion Production Food crops Building materials Clothes, textiles Vehicles Microchips Cash crops Processed food Small machines & components Electronic systems Pharmaceuticals Housing Furniture Electronic devices Small aircraft Large aircraft Hardware Steel Ships Energy (micro-renewables) Renewable energy (wind, hydro, solar) Oil, gas, coal Energy- efficiency, housing, retrofitting Civil engineering Books, films, bicycles Distribution Fresh food ‘ Groceries’ Bulk commodities, e.g. grain Oil, gas Daily supplies Clothes Industrial machinery Books Cars Household applicances Seeds Services Schooling Universities Insurance Aviation GP medical Hospitals Railways House repair Public Health News Media Restaurants Safety Telecom Hotels ‘ High Street’ and local banking Wholesale banking Waste recycling Buses Electricity Theatre/ cinema Water
  • 8. Transition as...
    • Transition as an inner process
    • Transition as leading by practical example...
    • Transition as an approach rooted in place and circumstance...
    • Transition as a tool for turning problems into solutions...
    • Transition as a cultural shift...
    • Transition as an economic process....
    • Transition as a storyteller...
  • 9. Using Open Space as a tool for big community think tanks
  • 10. The Mayor of Slaithwaite, Yorks, presented with a ‘veg bouquet’ at the Transition North conference, sponsored by the Co-operative Bank
  • 11. A timeline visioning workshop in December 2010 in Koganei, Japan, invites participants to tell the story of their town’s transition
  • 12. The Mayor of Brixton unveils the new notes at the launch of the Brixton Pound
  • 13. ‘ Towards a Resilient Taunton Deane’: October 2009
  • 14. ‘ Transition Endorsements’: Malvern Hills Unleashing.
  • 15. Transition Town Totnes celebrate being one of DECC’s ‘Low Carbon Communities’, an award of £625,000 for ‘Transition Streets’
  • 16. Totnes Renewable Energy Society becomes the first community-owned energy company to launch in a Transition initiative...
  • 17. Energy Resilience Assessments, a tool developed by Transition Training and Consulting...
  • 18. Transition Dorchester’s new community farm
  • 19. The Handmade Bakery: a subscription based bakery
  • 20. The UK’s first community-generated ‘Energy Descent Plan’, produced in Totnes. www.totnesedap.org.uk
  • 21. ATMOS Project in Totnes, seeking to develop a 8 acre site for the community.
  • 22. ‘ Garden Share’ schemes match people who want to garden with those who have unused garden space
  • 23. Transition Town Tooting’s Trashcatchers’ Carnival...
  • 24. Transition Belsize’s ‘Draught Busters’
  • 25. Transition Town Portobello’s new market, Edinburgh.
  • 26. The first Unleashing in a Brazilian favela....
  • 27. A food footprint map of the South West of England, part of a Transition Network food mapping project.
  • 28. 80/20? The Fife Diet
  • 29. 80/20? The Local Passivhaus
  • 30.  
  • 31.
    • www.transitionculture.org
    • www.transitionnetwork.org
    • .