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Tag Archives: transition towns

Pump it up

Ram pump

Before we harnessed the great energy slave that is oil, for many centuries we still managed to do many things that we needed to using different technology. With the abundance of cheap oil, though, many of these technologies were sidelined and forgotten as we powered everything with the black gold. One of the key principles of the transition town movement is rediscovering different ways of making the things we need in the modern world happen without dependence on fossil fuels.

Eco fair FestiSol 2011, which … Continue reading

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Coín: Transition Town

Transition Coin
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Building Resilience

Our theme this issue is the ‘green’ revolution, and a few words immediately spring to mind that are associated with this – sustainable, ecological, natural. These all fit with what we know and expect from a ‘green’ movement, but a new word is starting to become used more as we face the prospect of Peak Oil, climate change and economic crisis – that word is resilience. This can be defined as the positive capacity of people (or systems) to cope with stress and catastrophe. Simply … Continue reading

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Alternative Coín: A town in Transition

Transition Coin

Coín continues to spread its alternative wings, with the opening of its first dedicated alternative therapy centre, adding to the already existing yoga centre in town, herboristerias with their own therapy rooms, organic market, TransitionTown movement, Spiritual centre and Montessori nursery. No wonder Coín is home to La Chispa.

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Have we missed the green energy train?

Chispa’s continued converage of the Peak Oil situation

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Transition Town launches in Estepona

The first transition town in Spain – learn more here

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Transition Towns update – 1st conference in UK

Watch a video on the burgeoning transition town movement

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Transition Town Estepona news

Setting up a Transition Town.. Estepona’s experience

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Energy Descent Planning

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