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Transition Voice Magazine

The online magazine for the peak oil movement launches in September 2010 with original full-length features, news from around the Transition world, book and website reviews, and fun extras like an advice column and crossword puzzle.
Mar 2, 2012
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Transition Voice Magazine

The online magazine for the peak oil movement launches in September 2010 with original full-length features, news from around the Transition world, book and website reviews, and fun extras like an advice column and crossword puzzle.
Sep 18, 2011
Erik Curren commented on Erik Curren's group 'Transition Voice Magazine'
"Thanks Les!"
Jul 30, 2011
Les Squires -- Webmaster commented on Erik Curren's group 'Transition Voice Magazine'
"Erik and Lindsay,  New materials on your link with Transition in Action and a new RSS feed --DAILY SCAN OF MENTIONS OF TRANSITION VOICE ON THE WEB.  Enjoy!      "
Jul 30, 2011
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Transition Voice Magazine

The online magazine for the peak oil movement launches in September 2010 with original full-length features, news from around the Transition world, book and website reviews, and fun extras like an advice column and crossword puzzle.
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Transition Voice Magazine

The online magazine for the peak oil movement launches in September 2010 with original full-length features, news from around the Transition world, book and website reviews, and fun extras like an advice column and crossword puzzle.
Mar 3, 2011
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Transition Voice Magazine

The online magazine for the peak oil movement launches in September 2010 with original full-length features, news from around the Transition world, book and website reviews, and fun extras like an advice column and crossword puzzle.
Feb 23, 2011
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Sign petition for Obama to mark Deepwater Horizon anniversary with speech on peak oil

To mark the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horzion oil spill, Transition Voice, along with Transition US, the Post Carbon Institute and ASPO-USA, is calling on President Obama to mark the anniversary of the biggest environmental disaster in American history with a major speech on energy.He should acknowledge peak oil and then call on all Americans to join him in a moon shot effort to cut our use of oil by 50% in ten years through conservation and clean energy. See story here on Transition…See More
Feb 22, 2011
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GrowthBusters

Supporters of the non-profit documentary film, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. The movie premieres this October. Sign up now to organize a screening!
Jan 23, 2011
David Eggleton commented on Erik Curren's blog post 'Is the American public too lazy and stupid to get climate and peak oil?'
"I finally listened to the very relevant and interesting interview from start to finish.  The whole person was hardly, if ever, mentioned or even implied.  The relative powers of history were treated as absolute. Please correct me if…"
Jan 13, 2011
David Eggleton commented on Erik Curren's blog post 'Is the American public too lazy and stupid to get climate and peak oil?'
"This seems a good place to park this link to an interview with Dan Ariely that Chris Martenson captured, as it's about human dimensions of the way things are.   "Dan has a fresh and pretty non-traditional way of explaining the more…"
Jan 12, 2011
Mary Saunders commented on Erik Curren's blog post 'Is the American public too lazy and stupid to get climate and peak oil?'
"I agree, David.  I am pleased with Portland that people have stepped up so much.  The last time gas went up, even more people started biking than already were, and when it came down, they stayed on their bikes, many of them.  The bike…"
Jan 12, 2011
Erik Curren left a comment for João Leitão
"Dear João,   Welcome to our group too. Thanks for joining! I don't know if you're a writer, but if you'd ever like to submit anything to Transition Voice, we'd be happy to have a look. We cover Transition, peak oil,…"
Jan 12, 2011
Erik Curren commented on Erik Curren's blog post 'Is the American public too lazy and stupid to get climate and peak oil?'
"Sorry, Mary, I'm no fan of trying to scare anyone straight. The global warming people have been trying it for 20 years without success. Indeed, given that the public cares LESS about climate change than they did 5 years ago, it seems like scare…"
Jan 12, 2011

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How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
-- Founder of Transition Staunton Augusta, 61st US Transition Group
-- Co-founder of Transition Voice Magazine, the online magazine of the peak oil movement to launch in September 2010 at transitionvoice.com.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I'm concerned about peak oil, climate change, and economic distress and think that helping to prepare our local communities for a lower-energy future is one of the most important things that citizens can do.
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement? What can YOU teach us? What can your GROUP teach us?
Our group runs a popular film series at a restaurant/music hall in downtown Staunton, with 150+ attendees. We'd be happy to share this model.

And Transition Voice hopes to work closely with Transition US and solicit news and content from people in different Transition groups.
Your Favorite Books/Websites/Blogs/RSS Feeds for Information about the Transition Movement
The Long Emergency and World Made by Hand, by JH Kunstler.

Peak Everything and others by Richard Heinberg.

The Long Descent and The Ecotechnic Future by John Michael Greer.

Postcarbon Institute, especially any articles by Bill McKibben.
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
http://erikcurren.com

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Sign petition for Obama to mark Deepwater Horizon anniversary with speech on peak oil

Posted on February 22, 2011 at 8:51pm 0 Comments

To mark the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horzion oil spill, Transition Voice, along with Transition US, the Post Carbon Institute and ASPO-USA, is calling on President Obama to mark the anniversary of the biggest environmental disaster in American history with a major speech on energy.

He should acknowledge peak oil and then call on all Americans to join him in a moon shot effort to cut our use of oil by 50% in ten years through conservation and clean energy.

 

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Is the American public too lazy and stupid to get climate and peak oil?

Posted on January 7, 2011 at 1:11pm 8 Comments

When you worry about peak oil and climate chaos, it’s easy to get frustrated at the slow pace of change in the world’s biggest polluter and biggest oil user, the United States. For my part, I’d like to see my country start preparing for both of these civilization-shaking challenges yesterday rather than tomorrow. Though I’ll gladly settle for tomorrow if…

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At 10:44pm on August 19, 2010, Kate Veh said…
Hi Eric;

I'm more interested in reading articles than writing. Just wasn't sure how this site worked.

Kate
At 8:54pm on August 17, 2010, Kate Veh said…
How does this group work? Does everyone chip in their own article about dealing with peak oil & cc in their own communities? Just curious. Kate
At 8:40pm on August 9, 2010, Les Squires -- Webmaster said…
May I suggest that you CREATE a group for Transition Voice Magazine -- we have a lot to learn from each other. Let me know if you have questions.
At 8:39pm on August 9, 2010, Les Squires -- Webmaster said…
Welcome Erik. Great to see you here. Here's you link to Virginia -- http://transitionus.ning.com/group/linktransitionvirginiausa You may want to sign up for some of our other groups in addition.
 
 
 

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