“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 oil” energy 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 CONFERENCE, 8-10th July Liverpool
~ 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
~ 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
Quote of the Month
~ February Round-up
~ US round-up edition
~ Basque Coops In Transition
~ Monthly News round up of what’s happening in Transition
~ Tradeable energy quotas launched in House of Commons
~ Energyshare launches
~ Nicole Foss aka Stoneleigh April UK tour
~ Transition Network Diversity Newsletter January 2011
~ Transition as a market