Transition towns refer to projects that are created with the intention of increasing self-sufficiency thus hoping to reduce the likely effects of peak oil, climate destruction and economic instability. Through the initiative, families and communities live in harmony, support each other and work together to swiftly embrace changes and co-create a suitable new world.
To facilitate this process, the network creates informative films, publishes related books in a number of languages, conducts trainings and facilitates interactions between members.
Who Supports Transition Towns?
Like with every other initiative, transition towns require management and financial support to function. For example, the Transition Network (a UK based charity) was created to provide finances to run transition towns.
Other countries have also embraced help from charity setups. Additionally, since the initiative is meant to empower the people, some government bodies have stepped in to supply transition towns with required resources.
What is the Future Like?
Transition towns has given power to the people to paint what their future on planet earth will look like. It continues to make communities not only prepare for uncertainties but also become more resilient. As more and more communities continue to embrace this concept - the future only seems brighter for transition towns!