Monthly Archives: July 2009

Getting Started

Transition Houston is a rapidly growing movement and we’re always looking for more people to learn from.  So far, we have over 40 members, who you can begin getting to know by joining our collaborative forum.  We look forward to meeting you. 

Brazos Bookstore is offering a generous discount, and incentive to buy local, in purchasing The Transition Handbook.  Let them know you are part of Transition Houston at your time of purchase to receive a 30% discounted price.  You may want to call to be sure it’s in stock – if not, they are happy to order it for you.

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Welcome to Transition Houston!

Transition Houston is an optimistic and energetic response to the dual challenges of climate change and peak oil at the local level. The Transition Movement supports the transition from oil dependency to local resilience by equipping communities with creative adaptations in areas such as food, energy, health, education, spirit and economy to generate a road map towards sustainable living.

Transition Houston serves to build on the wisdom of the existing resources in Houston’s diverse community to inspire, network and train localized communities to consider and adapt Rob Hopkins’ transition model. Together we can unite pools of ingenuity and skills to unleash the collective genius of our own people in finding self-determined solutions.

 Transition takes action by:

  • Raising awareness of peak oil and climate change and related issues.
  • Building resilience across a wide range of areas and scales, and doing all we can to ensure general environmental resilience.
  • Providing access to good information in ways which are playful, articulate, accessible and engaging, and which will enable people to feel enthused and empowered rather than powerless.
  • Empowering communities with tools to relocalize its resources and reskill its members.

Transition Houston meets on the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at Urban Harvest, 2311 Canal St., Houston 77003.

For more information, please email us at transitionhouston@gmail.com or join our collaborative forum.

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