Transition Stories

'In Transition' Film now Online

‘In Transition’ is now available to view in full on Vimeo and Youtube. You can also buy copies of the DVD which feature the film itself as well as hours of wonderful Transitioney extras - find out more here.

Rob Hopkins' TED Talk

In July, Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Movement, gave a talk at the TED Conference Oxford, UK. The much anticipated video of his talk is now online on the TED website. Watch it here.

Read Rob's blog post from July 22, 2009 about giving this presentation, including his speech and presentation slides here.

Transition Newburyport at 2009 Massachusetts Relocalization Conference

Sunday October 18th brought the first snow of the season but it didn't deter 250 people from attending the Massachusetts Relocalization Conference in Boston, MA. The conference focused on developing vibrant local economies based on sustainable jobs and economic justice, including community-led initiatives in renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, community farms and gardens, local manufacturing, livable-walkable-bikeable streets and well-integrated public transportation, community-owned finance and local currencies, and more.

Transition Ann Arbor Fall ReSkilling Festival

In Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Transition Ann Arbor and Rudolf Steiner School sponsored a full-day "ReSkilling Festival.”

About 160 people attended over 30 amazing sessions on topics ranging from building hoop houses to composting, making herbal remedies, canning, starting a root cellar, dancing, singing, creating community art, goat-milking, spinning, and starting neighborhood action groups.  We gathered over the lunch hour to celebrate the international day of climate action and give the planet a hand!

Thanksgiving in Transition

Each year Americans set aside a date in November to “give thanks” for all that we have. Yet as we learn more about the reality our future, we realize that what we are living now is “peak moment.”

As we plan our Thanksgiving holiday 2009, we can intentionally design our celebration as a time to raise awareness, to look forward, and to connect with the deeper meanings of life.

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