Green Communities

A peak into the future. Described as 'a social experiment on a massive scale', the Transition Town movement offers positive idea

by Sarah Lewis The Guardian, September 11, 2008. When Waterstone's recently asked 150 MPs about their favourite summer reads, number five on the list was a book from an environment group that only two years ago almost no one had heard of. But in that time, the Transition Town movement has grown from a classroom idea to a sprawling international network, which many think holds some of the answers to our environmental problems.Described as 'a social experiment on a massive scale', the Transition Town movement offers positive ideas for low-carbon living.