08 Nov '11, 3pm

How a Transition Town Defeated Fracking

The Transition Movement, which has spread around the Globe in the last few years, has mostly maintained a positive focus on energy, economic and sustainable food solutions to peak oil and climate change. This positivity has lead to tensions between those who believe Transition should avoid traditional politics, and those who believe that challenging the status quo is the only viable path to a sustainable future . But just because Transition groups aim to be accessible to everybody, regardless of ideological background, does not mean they can't defend their communities from destructive elements of the fossil fuel machine. In fact, by building social capital, common ground and a network of residents with a shared interest in our future, one could argue they provide an ideal forum for certain kinds of protest. Given recent news that fracking is causing earthquakes in England ...

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grist.org 09 Nov '11, 3pm

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earthandindustry.com 07 Nov '11, 2am

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energybulletin.net 14 Nov '11, 4pm

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