Learning together

Transition Handbook discussion group

The Transition HandbookJoin us to read The Transition Handbook: From oil dependency to local resilience by Rob Hopkins (founder of the Transition Movement).

We will meet every other week starting Wednesday, September 14, to learn about Transition and consider personal and community responses to the threats of peak oil and climate change.   We use a study guide developed by Transition Seattle: http://transitionseattle.com/resources/discussion/.  Cost:  you can purchase the book for about $20-25.

[UPDATE Sept 12: William Mutch writes: “The dates are 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30. So, every other week for two months, then an odd schedule in November, to avoid the holidays.”]

If you are interested, please send an e-mail message to William Mutch (permifree at yahoo dot com) or Barbara Weinstein (barbara at ontrk dot com)

More information about the book:

Low Carbon Diet Book Discussion Group

Are you ready to lose 5,000 pounds from your carbon footprint?

Low Carbon Diet book coverUsing David Gershon’s book Low Carbon Diet, a “30 Day Program to Lose 5000 Pounds”, you will learn how to significantly reduce your annual household CO2 output, while having fun sharing ideas with others.

Join us for four evening meetings, each lasting 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Our fourth meeting will include a potluck dinner where we can share our successes in lowering our carbon footprints.  Cost:  Each household will purchase one copy of the book, around $12.

If you are interested, please send an e-mail message to Annette Isaacson (annetteisaacson at comcast dot net).