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We are members of:

Transition Network: Transition Network is a charitable organisation whose role is to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-organise around the Transition model, creating initiatives that rebuild resilience and reduce CO2 emissions.

The Climate Coalition: The UK’s largest group of people dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest communities. Our combined supporter base of more than 11 million people spans over 100 organisations, from environment and development charities to unions, faith and belief, community and women’s groups.

Local

For information on the Tring Transition group www.tringintransition.org.ukFor information on the Hemel Hempstead Transition group www.hemelintransition.orgFor information on the Chesham Transition group www.cheshamintransition.org.uk

For information on Abbots Langley Transition Town Association <a
href=”http://www.altta.org.uk/”>www.altta.org.uk

Dacorum Environmental Forum www.dacenvforum.org.uk

Dacorum Local Food Initiative – news of local food projects and a map of all our local food places www.dacorumlocalfood.org.uk

Hemel in Transition’s excellent Local Food webpage http://www.hemelintransition.org:80/local-food/

A website dedicated to local food and farming www.growninherts.com

Local National Standards Cycle Instructor www.dacorum-cycle-training.com

Chiltern Ridge in Chesham for everything from Bed and Breakfast accomodation to to seasonal meats, apple juicing, free range eggs and more..

Friends of Swing Gate School Green Initiatives

A non profitmaking, volunteer run gallery above Berkhamsted Post Office, for local artists and craftspeople to show and sell their work www.upstairsgalleryberkhamsted.co.uk

Berkhamsted Farmers Market, 3rd Sunday of the month www.berkofm.co.uk

Transition

Map of all the Transition Towns in Eastern EnglandTransition Culture – and evolving exploration into the head, heart and hands of energy descent http://transitionculture.org/The Transition WIKI http://www.transitiontowns.org/ 

National Strategies

http://www.zerocarbonbritain.com details how Britain can eliminate emissions from fossil fuels in 20 years and break our dependence on imported energy. It demonstrates how we can achieve this by halving energy demand and installing massive renewable energy generation.

Energy Saving

Find out how much energy your electrical appliances are using and how much that costs http://www.sust-it.net/Frequently Asked Questions about PhotoVoltaicsInformation on Solid Wall Insulation oxfordsolar.energyprojects.net/links/tech_solidwall.htm 

Peak Oil

Power Switch, the UK’s Peak Oil Community, raising awareness and making changes http://www.powerswitch.org.ukFor a background to Peak Oil & energy gap issues and what actions people are starting to take worldwide www.theoildrum.comAn inspiring account of what can be done today with a modest property to live efficiently and maintain a degree of energy security local.theoildrum.com/node/4098The 12 step plan to end oil addiction anz.theoildrum.com/node/4037

Analysis & discussion of the European energy gap & peak oil europe.theoildrum.com

For a possible overview of what post peak living may be like www.postpeakliving.com/guide-to-post-peak-living

 

Food and Agriculture

For articles on Organic Food and Agriculture www.soilassociation.org/web/sa/psweb.nsf/B2/transition_news.htmlSustain: the alliance for better food and farming www.sustainweb.orgCooped: helping people in Berkhamsted to keep their own chickens www.cooped.co.uk

 

Volunteering
For the Groundwork’s Green Aiders Scheme www.groundwork-herts.org.uk/default.aspx?page=841 helping elderly and vulnerable people to care for their gardens.

All sorts of volunteering opportunities in Dacorum www.volunteerdacorum.org

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