Transition to what? … to a more sustainable world
What is a Transition group? … a group of people who have chosen to respond to the global issues of climate change and resource depletion by starting in the place where they live, coming together with people in their own neighbourhood to develop creative responses to the environmental challenges we face.
In other words Transition groups are people who, inspired by the world-wide Transition movement, and recognising the global issues of climate change and resource depletion:
- seek ways of living that reduce dependence on fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas)
- do this with other people (not just on their own)
- focus on their own local street, neighbourhood, suburb, town or council area
- help create a community where people are actually healthier and happier (rather than feeling deprived) because they are meeting their neighbours, feeling more connected and having fun.
A Transition group will typically run events to inspire, encourage and support each other, and the wider community to live more sustainably.