Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
It is a rare event when our local media, of any stripe, publish writing of such honesty and progressive weight on most all of the issues of Transition. We wish to celebrate just such an instance by reprinting a Tyee article here by two very talented writers, Christine Boyle and Seth Klein. Village Vancouver also wishes to thank The Tyee staff and editor for making such journalism possible.…Continue
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From Terminal City to Transition Town
How Vancouver residents are dropping fossil fuels and adopting resiliency
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A new currency hit the streets of Nelson Wednesday, one with more bang for its buck than the sinking Euro.
Columbia Community Dollars, a community initiative two years in the making, represents a growing trend of communities finding their own solutions to ailing economies.
"Creating community currencies is perfectly legal," said Michael Sheely, coordinator for the community dollars said in a written email release.
"Probably because it seems too good to be true is why…Continue
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We’re about to push the Earth over the brink, new study finds
By David Roberts
There’s a new scientific paper out in the journal Nature called “Approaching a state shift in Earth’s biosphere.” In a sane world, it would be front page news. This is from the…
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