Transition Network News – July

The latest newsletter includes details of Conference in September.

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UK ministers ignored ‘peak oil’ warnings, report shows

“Report reveals threat of civil unrest from energy shortages, which has been played down as ‘alarmist’ by ministers”, says Terry Macalister in The Guardian today.

“The government was warned by its own civil servants two years ago that there could be “significant negative economic consequences” to the UK posed by near-term “peak oilenergy shortages.” Read the full article by clicking on the link above or go straight to the report.

Don’t forget, we can’t rely on our government, whoever is in charge, to prepare us for the coming energy shortage. We have to do it ourselves and getting involved in your local Transition Town initiative is a great way of doing this.

Transition Network News – June

Check out the latest newsletter from the network.

CONTENTS

~ TRANSITION NETWORK CONFERENCE, 8-10th July Liverpool
COMMUNITY NEWS
~ May Transition World Round-up
~ US Edition – May Transition World Round-up
~ Draught-Busting Workshops
~ Bicycles for community building
~ Transitioner selected for Yellow Pages cover
~ Transition Network Diversity Newsletter May 2011
COMING UP
~ Social Reporting Pilot Call To Action
~ An update on ‘In Transition 2.0’ the film
~ UK Allotment Waiting Lists 2011 Report
~ Free Trees For Communities
THINKING OUT LOUD
~ No More Need to Talk to Talk About Peak Oil?
~ Transition and Activism
~ Transition and Entertainment
~ When Is a Meeting Not a Meeting?
~ Toads Talk Transport
EVENTS
Quote of the Month

Transition Network News – May

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CONTENTS
THE 2011 NETWORK UK CONFERENCE
LOCAL STUFF
~ April Round Up of What’s Happening in Transition
~ People of Tottenham Street
~ Free Trees for Communities
VIDEOS
~ Movie 2.0
~ How Can We Grow More Food Locally?
THINKING ALOUD
~ Inconvenient Truths About the Coming Transition
~ Activism and Transition
PEAK OIL
~ Oil Crunch Video
~ ASPO 9 Conference Presentations
~ On Peak Oil, You Are Not Alone
~ How Many Days Work in A Litre of Oil?
ELECTRICITY
~ Community-owned Solar Powers Brewery 
~ Linlithgow’s Solar Bulk Buying Scheme
EVENTS
~ Green Gathering is back 
~ Sunrise Festival 
~ London and Thames Valley Transition Gathering, 11-June
~ Plus lots more 
TRAINING
~ Grow your Group
TECH BYTES
~ Syndication and Social Media
~ What is the best way for Transition Initiatives to use Facebook and Twitter? 
~ Facebook page. 
QUOTE OF The MONTH
~ And Finally….