“The Great Disruption” by Paul Gilding

ISBN 978-1-60819-353-0. “The Great Distruption – Why the climate crisis will bring on the end of shopping and the birth of a new world” by Paul Gilding was published by Bloomsbury Press in 2011 (this paperback edition 2012 with new … Continue reading

“Enough is Enough” by Rob Dietz & Dan O’Neill

ISBN 978-0-415-82095-0. “Enough is Enough – Building a Sustainable Economy in a world of Finite Resources” by Rob Dietz & Dan O’Neill was published by Earthscan in 2013. Rob & Dan are new names to us but they shouldn’t be. … Continue reading

“Cancel the Apocalypse” by Andrew Simms

ISBN 978-1-40870-236-9. “Cancel The Apocalypse – The New Path to Prosperity” by Andrews Simms was published by Little, Brown in 2013. There never was a Transition book simply about economics. If there was it would look a lot like this. … Continue reading

Is High Wycombe “crap”?

“Wycombe in the running to be named ‘Britain’s Crappest Town’” went the headline. Well that’s a red flag to a bull isn’t it? To make it worse the local media implored the local population to “stand-up” to defend the town or … Continue reading

The Undefinable Word

How do we communicate concern for the “environment” if we cannot even share a definition of what it is? We think we all know yet this is demonstrably untrue.This communication problem is perfectly illustrated by little blue men. The Smurfs appeared over fifty years ago … Continue reading