Transition:

Improve your quality of life and help save civilization. Business as usual is not possible and consumerism does not make us happy. Economists are talking about a new, green economy: “degrowth” and “enoughness”.

All over the planet, the transition movement is growing. What is important is the power of community. Join in.

Transition:

Improve your quality of life and help save civilization. Business as usual is not possible and consumerism does not make us happy. Economists are talking about a new, green economy: “degrowth” and “enoughness”.

All over the planet, the transition movement is growing. What is important is the power of community. Join in.
This is where consumerism has brought us:
“It´s the story about us, the people, being persuaded to spend money we don’t have, on things we don’t need, to create impressions that won’t last, on people we don’t care about” Tim Jackson
The first video below show the shortcomings of our growth-centered economy, and the following four are sketching an alternative, based on the limitations of the planet.
Tim Jackson: An economic reality check.

Enoughness: Cristina MIttermeier at TEDxVailWomen.

Rebecca Adamson: Enoughness - Restoring Balance to the Economy.

Trailer for an important book: “Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era”.

Enoughness: Restoring Balance to the economy.


Transition initiatives in Europe according to ClusterMaps:


Transition initiatives in Europe according to ClusterMaps:

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Get to know the transition movement:
Part 1. In Transition 1.0: From oil dependence to to local resilience - English Subtitles.

Part 2. In Transition 2.0: a story of resilience and hope in extraordinary times.

Learn from Cuba – The Power of Community. The Power of Community. How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (sub español)


World Transition initiatives according to ClusterMaps:


World Transition initiatives according to ClusterMaps:

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"The Story of Stuff": The Story of Stuff Project made many inspiring cartoons.
Here are three of the most important ones:

The Story of Stuff

The Story of Change

The Story of Solutions

“What if global warming isn´t only a crisis, what if it´s the best chance we´re ever gonna get to build a better world.”
Naomi Klein
“This changes everything”
Naomi Klein's recent book and movie "This changes everything" discusses the relationship between climate change and capitalism. Take look at the website and the movie trailer.