Category Archives: Energy

Welcome!

Transition Brentford is a group of volunteers working on and supporting local initiatives as well as looking for ideas to help us live a more sustainable way of life. Still looking as at June 2014. Since the challenges we face … Continue reading

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Watch the “Crisis of Civilization” documentary

Make sure you have a look at this freshly released documentary by Dean Puckett, featuring Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed. [Free to stream online here: http://crisisofcivilization.com/watch/%5D It offers a bird’s eye view of the critical issues mankind is facing and joins the … Continue reading

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“Carbon”, stupid!

Chiswick Transition’s screening of the ‘Age of Stupid‘ starring Pete Postlethwaite was, unfortunately, attended by only about two dozen people (in George IV, Chiswick High Road, with a capacity for about 150).  The film is very heavy on ‘doom and … Continue reading

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Is this political?

To consider this hot topic (coolly?) we have added a very wordy consideration under ‘Inner Transition/Politics’ as a sub-page of the ‘About’ page above. (Find the link/page yourself!) This is followed by some links you might find useful in exploring … Continue reading

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Energy training day 31 March 2012

Hi there My name’s Tom and i work at Friends of the Earth looking after our local groups in London. I’ve found your address via the Transition Town’s main website. I’ve used blind copy as I don’t like to share … Continue reading

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Film 3rd March – let’s be there!

I (Simon) am organising a screening of a new documentary film called ‘The Crisis of Civilization’ to be held at the Docking Station (Brentford 108 High Street TW8 8AT) on Saturday 3rd March at 7.15 p.m The film swiftly and … Continue reading

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Transition v. Occupy News

The new December edition of the Transition Network Newsletter can be found here: http://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2011-12-01/december-2011-transition-network-newsletter I thought this article comparing Transition with the Occupy movement and occupylsx particularly interesting in terms of what we have in common. Trevor (PS. can I … Continue reading

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Peak Oil again

Even if you’re a climate change denyer (some brentford transitioner associates??) maybe better not deny ‘peak oil’ (read all about it on the ‘peak oil’ page) – see this article (and its comments at the end) about a conference on … Continue reading

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Minutes August 2011

I have now uploaded the draft minutes of the last Steering Group meeting on 16th August to the Steering Group pages here.  (I’ve corrected two small typos and the url for Brentford’s Local website, brentfordtw8.com).  The next meeting is on … Continue reading

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Peak Oil

Sorry! This was supposed to be a ‘Page’ – I’ll leave both in place for the moment as a page can’t be tagged or categorised. I wrote about some of the key concepts and Joanna Macy’s the ‘Great Turning’ under … Continue reading

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