Reference

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

Please do let us know if any of these links are no longer working. (Links with a  line through have been detected automatically as having problems when scanned .)

Transition Malvern Hills resources

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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

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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 green.tv – 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

DVDs

Other

 

  • the nef triple crunch blog – new economics solutions for the interlinked credit, climate and energy crises
  • ClimateSpace is a NEF project – “a meeting place for groups, activists and individuals taking action on climate change.” Spot the pictures and info from various activity in Ledbury!
  • 350 About the need to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million.
  • Heat: How We Can Stop the Planet Burning (Paperback) by George Monbiot.
  • Nottingham declaration – “a wealth of information for local authorities that are acting on climate change”.

 

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