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ENERGY: Lavenham mulls biogas project

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 … 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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BOOK REVIEW: The Art of Fermentation

From  reviews of climate change collections and peak oil fiction, from a Talkback take on resilience studies to the art of making pages out of foraged plants, books form an integral part of all TFP issues. In the autumn edition … Continue reading

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Practical action on housing

From the Focus E15 mums to tenants unions and co-operatives, the housing crisis has triggered a wave of activism and people exploring their own solutions to its problems. Today in Hoxton, East London the residents of the New Era Estate marched … Continue reading

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