Join Local Futures at Earth, Culture, Economy

Posted Posted in Banks, Economy, Environment, Events, Food, Government, Health, Local economies, Transition

25th-29th June | Schumacher College, Totnes, UK   What would the world look like if humans lived harmoniously with nature rather than creating environmental mayhem? What strategies can be employed to overcome the entrenched power of big business, big banks, and big government? We’ll dig into these questions in Earth, Culture, Economy, an open course at Schumacher College led by Helena Norberg-Hodge, […]

Local authorities ask “what if the economic situation doesn’t get better?”

Posted Posted in Democracy, Devolution, Economics, Energy, Local economies, Local government, Planning, Politics, Regional economies

Fiona Ward of Transition Network’s REconomy Project attended the South West Autumn Seminar organised by the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers (SOLACE). Her feedback opens: “The question in this post’s title was one of the challenging questions asked at the Solace South West Autumn Seminar”, held at Dartington Hall in Devon, early in November”. The event’s […]