Sure, we publish exclusively on the Inter-webs. We use Facebook and Twitter and we feel guilty for not doing more with Google+ yet. And we see that technology can be useful, within limits. But we also don't worship the golden calf of the techno-fix. This causes us no end of spats with our friends. For example, friends with mainstream environmental groups who promote the … [Read more...]
Short takes by our regular writers on news, trends and happenings on the economy, politics, energy and culture from a Transition perspective.
One of the big motivators for starting Transition Voice was the desire to tell the peak oil story in a way that would resonate with a wider audience. We wanted to help people who care about the environment and energy to see that there's not decades more of cheap oil as the deepwater drillers and shale boosters want everyone to believe. We wanted to make them care about … [Read more...]
One of the most important objectives here at Transition Voice is our aim to connect the dots between economy, lifestyle, and the impacts in the world that are stressing our shared (common) systems as well as the ecosystems of the world in their own right. As advocates of clean energy, low-impact local living whenever possible, and personal conservation efforts, we encourage … [Read more...]
We're huge fans of the Transition movement. We love it so much, we even put the word in our name. And while many folks within and outside of the Transition movement proper are talking about a transition to the post-fossil fuels economy/society/culture, it's an idea that still needs more traction in the wider world if we're to avoid the worst fallout of the converging crises of … [Read more...]
One of the perks of running a newspaper or magazine is getting a bunch of free stuff sent to you to try out. The hopes of people who publish books, film documentaries and make stuff is that you'll try their product and give it a good write-up. On the one hand, of course, freebies are great. What we can't use for Transition Voice reviews, we're able to offer as door prizes at … [Read more...]