Rob Hopkins is the co-founder of Transition Town Totnes and of the Transition Network. He is the author of several books, including The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience, The Transition Companion: Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times, and the upcoming The Power of Just Doing Stuff. He publishes the blog www.transitionculture.org, recently voted ‘the 4th best green blog in the UK' and tweets as @robintransition.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:30pm
There's A Lot More to Transition Than Community Gardens
Ted Trainer’s recent paper, Transition Townspeople, we need to think about Transition: just doing stuff is far from enough! , generated a certain amount of attention at the recent Degrowth conference in Leipzig. Most of what I would say in response to it I have already said in previous exchanges...
Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 10:13am
The New Economic Frontier Is a Chance for Community Resilience
There’s a TV advert I remember from the 1980s that has stuck with me. It features a recently unemployed man telling his wife that he and his friend are “going it alone”, that “the bank says yes”, and that they are going to set up their own business. I think the ad was for a car or something.