Transition Milwaukee

Rebuilding Community Resilience & Self-Reliance

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Would you like Transition Milwaukee to give a presentation to your group or place of business?
For arrangements, please contact Erik Lindberg at: info@transitionmilwaukee.org
 

Welcome to Transition Milwaukee!

Local Resilience, Self- Reliance, Renewable Energy & Cooperation

Transition Milwaukee is part of a larger planet-wide effort to create, enhance and promote community projects, to grow our own food, generate our own power, develop our own economies and rebuild local resilience and self-reliance. Join us, we're growing knowledge and power, and having fun!
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Wellspring Farm and CSA posted events
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Erik Lindberg posted a blog post

The Krugman Function Part 2--Whole System Thinking

Whole System ThinkingAnyone who has spent much time thinking about ecology, peak oil and the economy, or global carbon emissions with any degree of complexity understands the importance of whole-system thinking.  Whole-system thinking reminds us that our economy cannot be intelligently assessed without an understanding of resources and energy.  Whole-system thinking tells the ecologist that the loss of one species or a slight change in precipitation patterns will upset a far broader equilibrium…See More
Oct 18
Erik Lindberg posted a blog post

The Krugman Function

 Fresh thinking is difficult to perform and is often poorly received, but is not without some pleasures as well.  One can expect a distinct combination of frustration and satisfaction when toiling from within a new paradigm that is struggling for its first foothold on the long and hopeful ascent towards conventional wisdom and widespread acceptance.  Such frustrations become more acute, and in some cases reflect mortal danger, when the old-guard starts hurling large rocks and boulders down upon…See More
Oct 16
Sarah Moore posted an event

Pink House Studio Benefit at Club Timbuktu

October 19, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm
To heal the world we need to heal ourselves.  Help us raise money to create an affordable healing space for all.  See More
Oct 14
Jessica Cohodes posted an event
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Transition Lab Tea-Time and Talk : Russell Evans, MIT Award Winning Program Director at Zahner's House

October 11, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Come for an intimate gathering and tea-time talk with special guest, Russell Evans, director of Transition Lab, Winner of MIT’s Climate CoLab’s “Local Solution” Contest. Transition Lab is a brilliant curriculum that bridges the monetary and sharing economies into a living, reskilling time exchange that works! Russell is visiting Milwaukee from Montrose, CO, and you’re a distinct part of Milwaukee’s localization movement…we think this is an…See More
Oct 7
Paul Thomas commented on Tim Bailen's event MKE Film: HAPPINESS (Eftyhia)
"I loved the film.  My wife enjoy it as well.  Go see it tonight!"
Sep 29
Kathleen Rude posted an event
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Active Hope Workshop (Work That Reconnects) in Racine at Siena Retreat Center

October 17, 2014 at 7:30pm to October 19, 2014 at 3pm
How do we follow up the People's Climate March and our deep concern about climate change? How do we move forward without numbing out?We engage in Active Hope, based on Joanna Macy's Work That Reconnects experiential group process. It helps us transform fear and overwhelm into empowerment and action. It allows us to grieve and to remember/realize that we all can make a difference every day.Kathleen Rude is a trained facilitator in this empowering process and is offering a workshop at the Siena…See More
Sep 29
 
 
 

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The Krugman Function Part 2--Whole System Thinking

Whole System Thinking

Anyone who has spent much time thinking about ecology, peak oil and the economy, or global carbon emissions with any degree of complexity understands the importance of whole-system thinking.  Whole-system…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on October 18, 2014 at 3:30pm

The Krugman Function

 

Fresh thinking is difficult to perform and is often poorly received, but is not without some pleasures as well.  One can expect a distinct combination of frustration and satisfaction when toiling from within a new paradigm that is…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on October 16, 2014 at 8:30am

Saving the Planet in Three Easy Steps

We’ve all been there.  The big class reunion coming up, that someone special you think you might run into, but your favorite pair of jeans just doesn’t fit you the way they used to.

Oops, wrong article.  Let me start over…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on May 14, 2014 at 4:42pm

Separating Gloom from Doom: A Post-Carbon Existentialism

Equipment for Living

Among friends, acquaintances, and even among colleagues who already troll the dark waters of post-carbon anticipation in the…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on April 30, 2014 at 4:30pm

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