MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
Thanks for your questions and comments. I appreciate the time you’ve spent here, in framing your comments. Here are some preliminary thoughts to your questions.
1. How has globalization impacted upon the usage (levels and…"
Thank you for the invitation. I offer two questions for you to consider for your research.
1. How has globalization impacted upon the usage (levels and patterns) of carbon based resources?
2. What impact (how great) can an increase in…"
"At last! Someone in the research establishment that wants to ( from boredom or interest?) do something useful for the poor Joe public who are funding them.
To be properly scientific, I would like to phrase my needs as hypotheses that can be tested…"
"A specific are of research might be along the lines of:
-- economic benefits of local business vs non-local in the areas of increased tax revenue due to less economic leakage and greater recycling of the same dollars. I heard a talk by Michael…"
"In Tarpon Springs Florida we are attempting to create a transition movement. You can check our video out at www.codegreencommunity.org. Help us create a sustainable future in our local community so you can take the tools for your own.
Very disappointed that I have not "heard" from thee.
Time is of the essence.
Ivory Tower is not where it is at....
We must educate the people and build a poor peoples' and workers union.
I am trying to do that.
I've got info. for you.
I'm going to see if I can find a direct e-mail address for you at the URLs you included.
I've been to LA. Saw a video of it today.
Needs work. (K)no(w)?
Got just the plan for…"
Esteemed Colleagues:What, if anything, would you like to know about the Transition Towns/Cities movement, but may not have the time to look into, or investigate, on your own?Said another way: What, if anything, would you want a University professor like me to know about the TT movement? What is the “take-away message” for my colleagues here in “Ivory Tower, Inc.”I invite you all to Think Big.I am a new research assistant professor at the University of Southern California. I am obliged to do…See More
Sorry for the delayed response. After facilitating a successful conference on climate change here at USC (months of prep work!), last week, I am finally starting to dig myself out of my e-mail back-log!
Okay, I will post to the…"
"Welcome Blaine! Great to see you here on the social networks for Transition U.S. and Transition California. You highlighted in your profile "... You tell me. I am likewise here to learn. I do have research and writing skills; plus access to…"
Welcome Blaine! Great to see you here on the social networks for Transition U.S. and Transition California. You highlighted in your profile "... You tell me. I am likewise here to learn. I do have research and writing skills; plus access to lots of information. How can I help you?..." -- Well, I'd suggest that you create a Group/Link to your Center -- making it visible to our wider group. Congrats on finishing the dissertation. Do you have some parts of the dissertation that could be "published" here in discussions? That would be super. Some Links Members Have Found Helpful
Send me your Skype ID so we can spend a few minutes talking about what you’d like to do here. My ID is LSquiresSkype. I’ll give you a brief Skype “phone call”.
Declare yourself -- What do you personally bring to the potluck? Give it a title and say much more than you included in your Profile. Lay out your offer in detail. Or, tell us what you’d really like to learn! Others will join in.
Profile your group -- Make your constituents visible. Find some creative ways to offer their special values to mentor all Transitioners.
Reinforce, reinforce, reinforce -- Connect the dots -- friends to friends, newcomers to oldcomers, groups to groups, groups to members, skills to skills, special interests to special interests. This is your garden. Cultivate for the harvest.
Next steps TransitionUS -- Set up local Transition initiatives as official Transition communities; sign up for training; build your community resilience.