Our dependency on fossil fuels will phase out over the next few decades in line with the Paris agreement, accelerated by the ever harder task of extracting what remains of oil and coal.
The Transition network is a grass-roots movement working hard to encourage people to come together in their communities to prepare for the changes.
From their website: It is about communities stepping up to address the big challenges they face by starting local. By coming together, they are able to crowd-source solutions. They seek to nurture a caring culture, one focused on supporting each other, both as groups or as wider communities. In practice, they are reclaiming the economy, sparking entrepreneurship, reimagining work, reskilling themselves and weaving webs of connection and support. It’s an approach that has spread now to over 50 countries, in thousands of groups: in towns, villages, cities, Universities, schools. One of the key ways it spreads is through telling inspiring stories
“I see [Transition] as a wonderful combination of civic local engagement and a worldwide network. In many towns throughout the world people get together, finding community, enthusiastic about the idea of together envisioning a future model for their town that will make it worth living in. There is something out there ladies and gentlemen, I’m deeply convinced, that was set in motion already quite some time ago…”
Horst Köhler, former German president and former president of the IMF
Invest in Peace is happy to be part of this movement contributing by encouraging people to find peace within themselves and focus on manifesting that understanding with others, the Earth and the future.
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