These are useful resources for reference or inspiration. They won’t necessarily give you quick answers though!

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Transition Malvern Hills resources


Robin Coats’s presentation was a summary of what transition Malvern Hills has achieved (pdf) May 2015. 

A slide show style summary of where Transition Malvern Hills has got to, at June 2012. A fairly large pdf document (3.4MB).

For more details in specific areas also have a look at the individual working groups.

Transition Town links


Useful documents

View online

Mainly in Flash format – some are downloadable.

  • The Story of Stuff A 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.
  • Zero Carbon Britainvideo on Vimeo.
  • Our Footprint Our Journey on – Ashton Hayes, a small village in Northwest England, is aiming to become carbon neutral.
  • Al Gore launches a challenge (July 08) to go 100% renewable on US electricity generation in 10 years – 5 minute summary or 30 minute full, on YouTube. Or go to his WeCanSolveIt.Org site.

Other links

  • Future Scenarios, from David Holmgren, originator of permaculture concept. “A long essay broken into micro-chapters” on the cultural implications of peak oil and climate change. Fiona says “I actually read the whole site, and I can recommend others to do the same.”

Suggested by Transition Handbook

The Transition Handbook by Rob Hopkins has a wealth of references. Here are a few with web links.

Online video



  • The Oil Drum Analysing and discussing the European energy gap and peak oil.
  • PowerSwitch “one of the best UK peak oil websites”. Has helpful selection of DVDs and books to buy, discussion forum and news. Also a downloadable guide to creating a Personal Energy Descent Plan (pdf, 32KB).


  • Peak Everything: Waking up to the Century of Declines, Richard Heinberg.

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