Archive for May, 2009
Here’s a nice awareness-raising idea – a regular “Film and Food Night” with a film and a local potluck, as presented by the Path to Freedom people in Pasadena.
A comment on a recent Transition Culture post gave me a minor Aha! moment just now: “… basically confuses the idea of â€˜economic growthâ€™ with â€˜maintaining standards of livingâ€™ at a local level. Individuals who arenâ€™t engaged in the Transition movement are only against the idea of limiting growth in terms of the possible consequences […]
Hi there. David here. For those folks following this blog, you might want to know about another blog of regional interest (the region being the Upper Sunshine Coast, AKA the Powell River Regional District, AKA Lund to Saltery Bay and Texada and Savary and a few other bits and pieces): Slow Coast. The name is […]
Interesting new report from the UK: Prosperity Without Growth
Found: one green-covered 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ notebook from the University of Alberta bookstore. No name in it. Email or call Kevin to arrange to get it back!
This is a brief report of what went on at the kickoff meeting on May 20th. 15 people attended. We started off as people arrived with the “self-teaching Peak Oil talk”. This was an interesting experiment pulled from the Transition Handbook, the idea being that each person gets one slide from what would normally be […]
For those of us who will not be attending the Transition Network Conference in London, England this week, there will still be the opportunity to catch the premiere of the new film: In Transition: from oil dependency to local resilience. Tune in this Saturday May 23rd at 1:45pm BST (that’s 05:45 AM Pacific) — at […]
If you’re interested in getting involved with starting up a Transition initiative here in Powell River, this invitation is for you. Don’t forget to RSVP either here or direct to Kevin if you want to come! (Wednesday May 20, more details below.) What, you may well ask, is Transition Powell River and why would I […]