Transition Derry

Tackling Peak Oil, Climate Change and Economic Breakdown

The Powerdown Course

The course is sub-titled "training for leadership, livelihoods and resilient
communities". A bit of a mouthful and daunting at first but what it really boils
down to is three simple themes:

Leadership
Anyone who is willing to engage with the challenges of peak oil, climate change
and sustainability issues and to work towards the goal of sustainable living both
in their own lives and within their communities.

Livelihoods
Creating and nurturing a lean local economy that is an inevitable outcome of
peak oil and a pre-requisite for tackling climate change and resource depletion.

Resilient Communities
First recognising that we currently lack the ability to withstand the shocks
that are coming down the line and that we need to become more self-reliant
and resilient in terms of energy supply, food security, transportation and local
economic activity.

Dates

2.00- 4.30 -Sun Feb 8th The Challenges Ahead – Climate, Energy and Sustainability
2.00- 4.30 -Sun Feb 22 The Power Of Community – Social Capital, Resilience and the Local Economy
2.00- 4.30 -Sun March 8th It's All Connected - Whole Systems Thinking and Permaculture
2.00- 4.30 -Sun March 29th Rethinking Energy – Conservation, Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Appropriate Technology
2.00- 4.30 -Sun April 26th Getting Around - Transport and Mobility
2.00- 4.30 -Sun May 10th Deconstructing Dinner - Food Miles, Trade and Food Systems
2.00- 4.30 -Sun May 24th Shelter - Future Proofing Our Homes and Buildings
2.00- 4.30 -Sun June 7th Global Citizenship - Opportunities for Change
2.00- 4.30 -Sun July 5th Where Do We Go From Here? – Communication and Livelihood



Where: Ulster History Park Gortin Road Omagh

contact: transitiontownomagh@googlemail.com to let them know you are going


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Comment by Bev Doherty on February 10, 2009 at 21:38
From Transition Inishowen to Transition Derry: Congratulations on your great website! Let's spread the Transition message far and wide!
Comment by Admin on February 1, 2009 at 19:08
Fab stuff marion! I have mentioned it to lizzy she may join for a few :-)

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