Our Challenge

The two toughest challenges facing humankind at the beginning of the 21st century are climate change and peak oil. While climate change is well documented and very visible in the media, there is much less public awareness around the issue of peak oil. And yet, the imminent decline of fossil fuel availability that peak oil refers to may well prevent the economic and social stability that is essential if we are to mitigate the threats posed by climate change. Transition Initiatives, designed to achieve relocalization at the community level, currently represent one of the most promising ways of engaging people and communities in strengthening themselves against the effects of these two monumental challenges, resulting in a life that is more fulfilling, socially connected and resilient.

- Source: http://transitioncolorado.org


Transition movie

The Most Influential Climate Science Paper Today Remains Unknown to Most People

Just six pages long, it is stoking a new moral urgency for climate action and forcing the financial world to reconsider the value of fossil fuel reserves.

Feb 14, 2013

Climate ChangeAsk Bill McKibben Anything: What do you say to skeptics of climate change?
length: 3:00   credit: The Daily Beast

A reader asks Bill McKibben: What do you say to skeptics of climate change?

See answers from Bill to other questions including - "Is it too late to adequately prevent climate change?", and "How would you prepare your children and grandchildren for a worst-case scenario?".

About the Movement

The Transition Movement is in well over a thousand highly diverse communities across the world - from towns in Australia to neighborhoods in Portugal, from cities in Brazil to rural communities in Slovenia, from urban locations in Britain to islands off the coast of Canada. Many of these initiatives are registered on the Transition Network website.


Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG)
To develop and advocate a vision and strategy for becoming a sustainable community

The Fort Collins Community Action Network (FC CAN) is a solid grassroots organization comprised of independent affiliates.

Shire CSA
Reestablishing an intimate connection between food and the people of the community.

Community for Sustainable EnergyCommunity for Sustainable Energy (CForSE)
Promoting energy policy that protects our natural environment, fosters economic growth, and improves quality of life in Fort Collins and beyond.


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