Transition Publications

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This section contains links to publications which are Transition specific:

The Transition Handbook Discussion Course
Sustainable NE Seattle has released an updated version of their six-week discussion course based on The Transition Handbook, and have made the course available to other Transition Initiatives who want to offer it to their own members. Structured as six sessions of two hours each, the course is a great way to introduce your members to the concepts of Transition. Read more.

photoDownload and Print
Last updated April, 2010. Note: the course is updated over time - check here for revisions.
Cover (Print in color on 67 lb. white or similar)
Interior pages. Print in black and white, double-sided, on regular copy paper
(Add a blank sheet of 67 lb. white stock as a back cover, and staple along the left side.)

Energy Descent Action Plans (EDAP)

Post Carbon Institute publications:

Other useful publications:


CRT coverThe Community Resilience Toolkit is designed for groups to prepare their communities to weather tough times. It places a special emphasis on economic and climate instability. The Toolkit provides resources to evaluate a community's relative strengths and vulnerabilities, and take action to build resilience. It covers the topics of Food, Water, Energy, Transportation and Housing, Jobs and Economy, and Civic Preparedness and Social Services.




Related articles & blog postings on Transition:


CIty Planning Resources & Publications: browse for examples of ordinances, resolutions, reports and more produced by local government.

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