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Description - The Transition Handbook by Rob Hopkins

We live in an oil-dependent world, and have got to this level of dependency in a very short space of time, using vast reserves of oil in the process without planning for when the supply is not so plentiful. Most people don't want to think about what happens when the oil runs out (or becomes prohibitively expensive), but "The Transition Handbook" shows how the inevitable and profound changes ahead can have a positive effect. They can lead to the rebirth of local communities, which will generate their own fuel, food and housing. They can encourage the development of local currencies, to keep money in the local area. They can unleash a local 'skilling-up', so that people have more control over their lives. "The Transition Handbook" is the manual which will guide communities to begin this 'energy descent' journey. The argument that 'small is inevitable' is upbeat and positive, as well as utterly convincing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780857842152
ISBN-10: 0857842153
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 233mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Uit Cambridge Ltd.
Publisher: Uit Cambridge Ltd.
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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