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In The News

Orion Kreigman, On the Commons on October 08, 2014

Interview with Maggie Fleming, Co-Director, Transition US, Northwest Earth Institute on September 30, 2014

Diana Donlon, Huffington Post on September 27, 2014

Chris Helms, Jamaica Plain News on July 17, 2014

Press & Media

Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, support, training, and networking for Transition Initiatives across the United States. We are working in close partnership with the Transition Network, a UK based organization that supports the international Transition Movement as a whole.  If you are a member of the press we would welcome the opportunity to arrange an interview with a member of the Transition US team.

Featured Blogger

Joanne Poyourow is an author, an educator, a gardener, and a community builder. Joanne brought the ideas of the international Transition Movement to Los Angeles.  She is one of the founding members of the Transition Los Angeles city hub which is preparing local communities for the changes coming with global warming, peak oil, and economic contraction.


Transition Los Angeles supports action groups in many local communities within the greater Los Angeles area. It is perhaps the largest metropolitan area in the world that is working with Transition ideas.

Transition Culture

At the age of 17, I resolved never to use a particular phrase, which sadly, it seems to me, is once again increasingly common in everyday English usage.  I can’t stand it.  It’s a term the Global Warming Policy Foundation were quoted as using in a lamentable piece of climate activist-...

Fundamentally, we have to “hospice what’s left of the system we’re leaving behind, while planting the seeds for the future we’re building.”

Transition Voice

What, do you expect a medal? Maybe that’s part of the problem. Photo: Emil/Flickr. When you get out of bed in the morning, what gets your motor running? Are you full of creative good ideas about what you hope to experience that day? Or, are you more focused on what you need to do in order to...