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Economic transition is a difficult, but necessary conversation--especially for those affected

Environmental Economics

  This was a difficult transition for on-farm workers but the overall level of well-being in the U.S. What we owe the remaining people who are making a living mining coal is to be honest with them,” Mr. Obama said, “and to say that, look, the economy is shifting.   In the U.S. increased.  continued to increase. 

Transition Hoods

Green (Living) Review

More local areas already are the Transition Towns such as Brixton, Kingston-upon-Thames, Ealing, etc., which are, basically, London Boroughs.

Transit Score: Cascadia Smackdown

Sightline Daily

Canadian Transit Scores by Walk Score (Used with permission). Pretty good, eh? But Vancouver shellacks both cities, with a score of 74.

Personal Transition

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We have all heard by now, I should assume, about the Transition Project, the Transition Towns and such, but for us to transition to a new future, a new society, the transition has to start with each one of us and it has to start from the inside. You must be the change and also the light.

Top 10 Cities for People without Cars. ~ Living Green Magazine

Elephant Journal

Transition Companion – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Regardless, the “Transition Companion” has much to offer, to teach and to impart and thus can very much stand on its own.

Ingredients of Transition: Education for Transition

The Green Changemakers

by Rob Hopkins [link] Here is the very final additional ingredient for ‘The Transition Companion’. My thanks to Isabel Carlisle for her input with this ingredient… How can education, at all levels, best contribute to the Transition process, building resilient individuals, resilient communities and resilient institutions? David Orr.

Transit in Dubai

10,000 Birds

Many people find themselves with a few hours to kill during transit and could potentially add a few ticks to their trip list as they pass through. If your transit time is under three hours, the sites at Ra’s al-Khor and Dubai Pivot Fields will be beyond your reach. Birding Destinations Dubai layover Transit

UAE 2

skyTran’s magnetic sky pods to be tested in obscure Israeli city

Green Prophet

Each of the cars can hold two people and will travel up to 45 mph. 1,640 foot elevated test loop will be installed on IAI’s campus in Lod.

7 Fresh Ways to Sustainably Transition Into Fall Fashion

Eco Chic

As the fall months cool to winter, this coat is the best transition piece. that autumn brings. FREDRIKSSON GREY WAVE PONZU PANTS.

Mercy For Animals Unveils Hundreds of Pro-Vegetarian Transit Ads in Chicago

Eccorazzi

Now, they have unveiled a massive ad campaign promoting vegetarianism in the busy Chicago transit system. Animals Causes Vegan

TRANSITION US FORMALLY ESTABLISHED

Green (Living) Review

SEBASTOPOL, CA, March 2009 : Transition US , set up informally in May 2008 by co-founders Jennifer Gray and Pamela Gray, has now become official. Transition US provides inspiration, support, training and networking for Transition Initiatives across the United States. Tags: Transition US www.transitionus.org.

From Narmada to Tata Mundra: Iconic Indian Activist Demands Clean Energy Transition at World Bank

Sierra Club Compass

The world-wide pressure gave strength to the people on the ground and forced the World Bank to re-think its approach to large projects.

In Some Places, Environmentalists Should Be Arguing for More Development. Here’s Why.

Nature Conservancy - Science

And yet the neighborhood is single-family, detached homes that house relatively few people. Zoning is often viewed as a friend of conservation.

Transit Score: Buses Matter

Sightline Daily

But Seattle’s Transit Score fell by more than a full point (technically, 1.3 Why did Seattle’s Transit Score dip? ”).

"Use of Public Transit in U.S. Reaches Highest Level Since 1956"

Environmental Economics

billion passenger trips were taken on transit systems during the year, surpassing the post-1950s peak of 10.59 via www.nytimes.com. 10,650.

People prefer higher costs

Environmental Economics

represent the people (am I right?), People in the U.S. Thank goodness for this new report from the OECD. In the U.S., via thehill.com.

Transition Model

The Green Changemakers

The 7 Principles of Transition 1. Positive Visioning Transition Initiatives are based on a dedication to the creation of tangible, clearly expressed and practical visions of the community in question beyond its present?day which may underlie the state of denial that many people are caught in. Step 6: Transition Tales.

Public Transit Is a Deciding Factor for Millennials in the Workforce

Green (Living) Review

The trick for Nashville and its peers will be hanging onto to those residents while attracting other talented young people. Petersburg.

The Transition Movement and the Working Class

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Attracting the working class Transition Towns and the Transition Movement as a whole suffer from an image problem in that the ordinary man and woman in the street seem to see it as something only for the better of middle and upper classes; for those “who can afford it”, and those in predominately rural settings.

Ingredients of Transition: Education for Transition

The Green Changemakers

by Rob Hopkins Here is the very final additional ingredient for ‘The Transition Companion’. My thanks to Isabel Carlisle for her input with this ingredient… How can education, at all levels, best contribute to the Transition process, building resilient individuals, resilient communities and resilient institutions? David Orr. link].

Transit-Friendly Streets

The Green Changemakers

When these alterations are done right, a kind of equilibrium is achieved among transit, cars, bicycles, and pedestrians. Strategy 4. Strategy 5.

Purple Martins: The Bird That Relies on Human-Built Nests

Nature Conservancy - Science

Purple martins are a bird of the people. Should We Rename Them People Martins? Purple martins seem almost attracted to people.

Why I Changed My Mind (Mostly) About Pokémon GO (+ 5 Apps for Upping Your Outdoor Game)

Nature Conservancy - Science

If you’re trying to get people to try new things, sometimes the best way is to build on the activities they are already familiar and comfortable with.

Why Stopping Urbanization Is Not Only Impossible, But Misses the Environmental Point

Nature Conservancy - Science

All these myriad environmental benefits are what are driving people to cities, and it is not clear we should try to stop them. Related Articles.

Public health’s return to local government could get more people walking and cycling

Green (Living) Review

Dianne Abbott MP, Shadow Minister for Public Health, underlined the important role for national government during and following the transition from PCTs to local government. She called for joined-up working across local services, especially through the schools and housing systems. Sustrans

Spiffy New Tramway Connects Casablanca’s Hot Spots

Green Prophet

That means one quarter of a million people will be off the road, and that is a good thing. :: Your Middle East. billion.

Business, Resilience and Transition

The Green Changemakers

There is the danger of economic ‘bubbles’, even in the world of renewable energy, if people throw all their money into it but it isn’t consolidated.

Burning for Biodiversity: How Hunting Promotes Healthy Ecosystems in the Australian Desert

Nature Conservancy - Science

Hunting and fire — wartilpa and waru — are inextricably linked for the Martu people, the traditional owners of the Western Desert.

Transition Towns - The Way Forward

The Green Changemakers

The Transition movement addresses, simultaneously, the issues of climate change and peak oil.

Transitions: The Not-so-Secret Heart of Yoga.

Elephant Journal

Everything we do in yoga trains us to be more mindful, compassionate and joyous people whether we realize it or not.

Dump the Pump Day: What Do Transit and Clean Energy Have in Common?

Sierra Club Compass

in the first quarter of 2014 came from solar , and public transit ridership continues to soar. Transit saves America 4.2 Case in point?

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7 Tips for Aligning with the Seasonal Changes. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Making these small changes can make a big impact on your health and well being as we transition through the seasonal changes. Video. Talk Show.

Tech for Transit: Designing a Future System

The Green Changemakers

What role can Web, mobile, real-time, and location-aware technologies play in improving transit experiences? Participate in the Study!

Technology in Transit — Sightline Daily - Northwest News that Matters

Sightline Daily

Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Technology in Transit Posted by Eric Hess 03/04/2011 10:00 AM Transit planning and real-time information technology could get drivers on the bus. But for others, transit technology can make a big difference.

Vegan Race Car Driver Leilani Münter Argues Veganism Is More Important Than Solar Cars

Eccorazzi

Causes News People Sticky VeganismCurrently, one-third of all the arable land on the planet is being used to grow feed for livestock.

Trade Rules Undermine Transition to Clean Energy - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The people and government of Quebec merely wanted to have time to study the environmental impacts associated with fracking. Compass. TrackBack.

Why we must oppose transition to gas-fired power

Green Blog

“These estimates translate to a climate genocide involving the deaths of 10 billion people this century…&#. Already 16 million people (about 9.5 However while transition top gas burning might be expected to decrease mortality from fossil fuel burning for power, clearly gas burning will contribute to such mortality.

Transition Towns or Bright Green Cities?

The Green Changemakers

The best thing, the really hopeful thing, about the Transition Town movement is that it breaks the emotional isolation privatized responsibility inflicts on us, and makes us part of a group working together towards change. 1) What are Transition Towns? Jennifer Gray, the founder of Transition U.S. link].

Practical guides for community economic change

Green (Living) Review

As well as using the guides from front to back, people can also pick and mix the sections within that most support the work they do.