2023 in Transition: AGM
The TTR AGM is on Thursday 25th of May from 6.00 pm, at the English Language Centre, 6b Church Street, Reading RG1 2SB. We will be celebrating the successful year we’ve had in Transition, following the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. We will also be electing a new committee so if you would like to be more…
How to Save the Planet: Degrowth vs Green Growth?
How do we secure a thriving future for humanity and the rest of the living world? Green growth and degrowth proponents take very different stances but they agree that changing the current economic growth model is necessary. Film and Discussion Wed 24 May 7.30pm at RISC, RG1 4PS facebook link
“Living the Change,” Film Screening + post-film Q&A. 6 pm, April 17th (2023), Reading Biscuit Factory (Reading, UK).
This is a film screening (+ post-film Q&A), arranged with Transition Town Reading, to be held at the independent cinema, “Reading Biscuit Factory,” at 6 pm on April 17th (2023), and here is the booking link (or just turn up on the door) https://www.readingbiscuitfactory.co.uk/movie/living-the-change-qa Overview Living the Change is a feature-length documentary that explores solutions to…
COP 27: What does it mean for the sustainable food and agriculture industry?
By Dhriti Dawda. What is COP27 and why is it important? Firstly, COP27 is associated with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. (UNFCCC), and COP stands for Conference of the Parties. The UNFCCC has been signed by 154 countries and its aim is to reduce human impacts that can harm the climate. Attendees…
Tackling the Household Food Waste Crisis.
By Dhriti Dawda. In 2018, The UK wasted 9.52 million tonnes of food, including from within the supply chain, and in households. Indeed, 70% of this waste is from households (WRAP, 2020), a value which was the same in 2021 as it was in 2020. This corresponds to an annual 20 million tonnes of greenhouse…
From Tony Cowling… Hello everyone, I am leading the Reading DraughtBusters project, which has been running successfully for the past 8 years or so. We even managed to sort out some of the more urgent cases during the Covid lockdown period. Perhaps more exciting still, is that we now are helping to set up new…
“Reading Hydro” – Microhydropower on the River Thames at Caversham Weir (Reading, UK).
As the culmination of many years of hard work, persistence and dedication, the “Reading Hydro” microhydropower system has been generating electricity on Caversham Weir (Reading, UK) since 13 August 2021. With a drop (“Head”) of about 1.4 metres and an average river water flow of 3 cubic metres per second (“cumecs“) passing through each one, its twin…
2022 in Transition: AGM
The TTR AGM is on Thursday 26th May from 7:30pm, via Jit.si. We will be celebrating the successful year we’ve had in Transition, despite the challenges of coping with the Covid-19 pandemic. We will also be electing a new committee so if you would like to be more involved with Transition then this is great opportunity through becoming…
MAY 2021: IN TRANSITION
Transition Town Reading AGM: Wednesday 19 May, 7:00pm via Zoom. The TTR AGM is on Wednesday 19th May from 7pm, via Zoom. We will be celebrating the successful year we’ve had in Transition, despite the challenges of coping with the Covid-19 pandemic. We will also be electing a new committee so if you would like to be more involved with Transition…
December 2020: In Transition
By Dhriti Dawda – TTR Newsletter December 2020 🎅 Happy holidays! 🎅 Welcome to this month’s TTR Festive Newsletter! Christmas Trees: A Christmas doesn’t have to involve a ‘real’ Christmas tree! Why not try an alternative approach such as an artificial tree that can be re-used, a succulent Christmas tree, or reusable wooden trees. For…