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Monday May 20th 2024

Posts Tagged ‘Energy Action Descent Plan’

What is TRANSITION TOWN PHILLIPS? Here, in a nutshell

By Corrine Bruning The transition towns concept hails from England, is that peak oil and climate change are challenges that are real and will start having major effects on our oil based society. We look to become resilient and create an Energy Action Descent Plan that moves us toward a localized clean energy future. This also means learning how to grow and preserve food, utilizing all the unused land in the neighborhood to grow food, or to be a better rain catchment system. It means really advocating for transportation change and equality, by making personal choices, and persuading policymakers to make good transportation policy choices. But most importantly, it means getting to know your neighbors and establishing bonds that will help us muster together through these hardships, and not as enemies. The beginnings of the group formed at a “Local Resilience” event held by Alliance for Sustainability on November 13. Since, then we”'ve come together to discuss what [...]

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