19 May '11, 6am

Musings on whether, over time, it may be more skillful for a Transition group to not talk about peak oil so much:

Musings on whether, over time, it may be more skillful for a Transition group to not talk about peak oil so much:

Might peak oil and climate change outlive their usefulness as framings for Transition? TTT's Frances Northrop proudly displaying its new plaque... Here’s a kind of half-formed thought that might possibly go somewhere if I start writing about it. This September sees the fifth anniversary of the Unleashing of Transition Town Totnes . We were deeply flattered the other day to receive a somewhat premature but very welcome plaque from the Town Council bearing the inscription “Transition Town Totnes: to celebrate their first 5 years of activity within the town”. I’ll probably write a more detailed ‘Totnes: some reflections after 5 years in Transition’ in September, but this post was prompted by an email from a friend in Totnes, who grew up here in the 1960s and is very much a pillar of the community. He had valiantly read my dissertation, ‘Localisation and Resilience ‘, cover to...

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