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This article focuses on information specific to the United Kingdom. Please see our Networks page for a topic overview.

Citizens' action networks or CANs[edit | edit source]

What is a CAN? Information from The Alternative UK,

Citizens Action Network handbook (Under construction)

The Alternative UK describes itself as a "political platform based in the United Kingdom. "Through curation, editorial, public events, commissioning and research, we aim to transform the language and practice of politics on these islands. Inspired by and associated with Alternativet in Denmark, we are trying to bring about "a friendly revolution".

Semble[edit | edit source]

Semble brings "businesses and community projects together to make change happen from the grassroots up."

Transition Network[edit | edit source]

Main article: Transition Network

The Transition Network, based in Totnes, Devon, includes many initiatives across the UK, as well in other countries.

Other networks[edit | edit source]

Information about networks more relevant to specific topics can be found or shared via our many UK topic pages.

Similarly information about networks more relevant to specific locations can be found or shared via our many place pages. See for example: Oxfordshire, Climate action

Resources[edit | edit source]

Research[edit | edit source]

Video[edit | edit source]

News and comment[edit | edit source]


Deep Revolution. The Alternative UK. [1] Nov 23

Local people have had to improvise during the pandemic. Could their solutions stick? John Harris [2] Nov 22

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A time for quick action by @TessyBritton. [3]Mar 22 ...Barking and Dagenham


How To Make the 20s A Decade Of Transformation (via Citizens’ Action Networks), Jul 19 [4]

Capturing and Surfing the Wave, Jun 2 [5]


Plastic Free Towns, a movement aiming to reduce single-use plastics in the UK, Nov 26 [6]

It’s time to talk about We, Oct 22 [7] / A response ...Networks, news and comment

What kind of space can welcome a diverse community? Apr 28 [8] ...Devon

A report from #CTRLshift2018, Apr 5, Rob Hopkins [9]

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