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A Transition town, or more generally a transition initiative, is a grassroot community project that seeks to build resilience in response to peak oil, climate destruction, and economic instability by creating local groups that uphold the values of the transition network. Local projects are usually based on the model's initial '12 ingredients' and later 'revised ingredients'. The first initiative to use the name was Transition Town Totnes, founded in 2006. The socioeconomic movement is an example of fiscal localism. Since then, many Transition groups have started around the United Kingdom (UK) and, in recent years, the world. W

See also[edit]

Default.png    See also the Transition Towns category.
for subtopics, how-tos, project pages, designs, organization pages and more.

Interwiki links[edit]

  • Wikipedia:Transition Towns - Wikipedia article on Transition Towns movement.
  • Wikipedia:Peak oil - lengthy article that surveys different viewpoints on peak oil. Lots of supporting references. The discussion page,W which is sometimes longer than the article (and that's not including the archive!W), is an interesting read.

External links[edit]

  • Dead links - updated links needed:
    • Resources - description and links to help with implementing the 12-step transition program
    • Communities - links to officially designated Transition Towns. See By Country, USA.