Ecology & Sustainability

Transition Towns: Initiatives of Transformation

Today there are more than 500 “official” Transition Town initiatives in more than 38 countries, and several thousand more are in the process of formation. But what is it that makes the Transition model so attractive for so many extremely different people and cultures?

By Gerd Wessling



We’ve only borrowed this earth from our children. Therefore ecology and sustainability form an important part of the work of the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation Brandenburg. We invite you to debate and exchange views on how we can maintain the natural basis of our existence, how we can live sustainably and be economical accordingly.  What kind of challenges are future models of life and politics posed with? What could a sustainable and fair society look like?

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