Totnes in the United Kingdom has initiated the Transition Town Totnes program, which is the UK’s first town exploring how to prepare for a carbon constrained, energy lean world. TTT is a community-led initiative which is working towards the creation of an Energy Descent Action Plan for the town. The thinking behind TTT is simply that a town… Continue reading Totnes



Freiburg Vauban from the air

On the road to sustainabilityTransport and carfee living in Freiburg Author: Steve Melia, Faculty of the Built Environment, UWE, Bristol (published with permission from author) Introduction At a time when the modal share of private cars was increasing across the developed world, Freiburg in southwest Germany has attracted growing interest as a city which successfully ‘bucked… Continue reading Freiburg



Woking Solar Canopy 2017. Source: SurreyLive

The town of Woking in the United Kingdom has achieved significant reductions in energy use and carbon emissions by introducing innovative energy policies to encourage distributed power generation. Woking council is one of worlds’s leaders in adopting green energy technologies. Several combined heat and power stations provide district heating and electricity, and electricity is also provided by… Continue reading Woking