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Real Media conference celebrates independent journalism

Transition Free Press has been one of many publications, telling the stories that are seldom heard in mainstream media. This weekend a new campaign is being launched that brings grassroots and progressive media platforms together – to highlight media distortion … Continue reading

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Accelerating transition, city by city

A European research project hopes to find out what makes Transition Initiatives thrive and, in turn, support the change towards sustainable low-carbon societies In communities across Europe there are people getting together to build stronger, greener local communities and economies. … Continue reading

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ENERGY: exploring biogas for communities

Suffolk-based group Transition Lavenham is considering launching its own energy project: making biogas from food waste, reports Transition Free Press energy editor Gareth Simkins Late last year Transition Lavenham won a government grant to investigate the viability of building an … Continue reading

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POLITICS: Citizens lobby for the climate

Our Autumn issue featured many stories of inspiring climate activism. In this post Hugh Chapman explains why he is behind another campaign calling for carbon pricing as a way to mobilize the transition to clean energy.  We urgently need to … Continue reading

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WASTE: Rubbish resolutions

In TFP5 we featured social enterprise The Rubbish Diet  and the witty and effective ways it invites people to ‘slim their bins’ at both household and community levels. Here Bin Doctor Katy Anderson writes about the Diet and how you … Continue reading

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NARRATIVES: What kind of story is climate change?

A key element in our books and arts pages is the search for a narrative in which the Transition drivers of climate change and energy depletion find their creative expression. Scientists can give us the data, but they cannot tell … Continue reading

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SPORT: Outdoor philosophy

When we came up with a blueprint for Transition Free Press we decided that it would follow the contours of a regular newspaper with news, features, reviews, opinion pages… and sport. In our back pages we have covered team sports-in-transition … Continue reading

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