The Transition movement began in the small town of Totnes, England, in 2006, before spreading across the world. Built on the shoulders of the long-established values of Communes and Intentional Communities, Transition Towns add a focus on reducing the use of fossil fuels and lowering carbon emissions.
Transition is a movement that has been growing since 2005. Community-led Transition groups are working for a low-carbon, socially just future with resilient communities, more active participation in society, and caring culture focused on supporting each other. Their approach is based in the Transition Principles.
We envision a just world where humanity lives in harmony with nature and cultivates regenerative systems for all aspects of living. We envision communities (everywhere) who are co creating healthy, healing, and connected ways of thriving on (the) Earth.
The transition movement is about communities stepping up to address the challenges they face by starting local. By coming together, they are able to come up with solutions and nurture a caring culture. In practice, they are supporting entrepreneurship, re-imagining work, re-skilling themselves, building better connections and support networks. The transition idea spreads through telling inspiring stories. And that is what we aim to do with this website.