Sunday 06-01-08 Write-up

Transition City meeting – 6th January 2008

Areas of interest to those attending

Food & allotments
Waste reduction & management
Local sustainability
Woodcraft
Broader theoretical picture
Energy
Transport
Arts & their involvement
Green party policy
Tenement community cohesion
The political process
Microgeneration
Christian interest in Climate Change
Scenario building and the “nitty gritty” of things
Sustainable development education and engagement
General interest on the local scale
To make people happier
Small picture
Ecological awareness
Land use & reform
Plastic bags – reduction, reusing, recycling
Cycling
Edinburgh Lets group
Community spaces
Create enjoyable meetings and action
Low energy lifestyles
Living off the grid
Use of public:private transport ratio
Carbon footprint of housing
Practical community focused results
Community ownership
Drawing/linking/synergising everything together
Must change how we live so make the change enjoyable & pleasant
Want to make things happen (Action), support, motivation & setting up local groups

Meeting groups

Waste
Events
Energy
Transport
Local Groups
Political Change
Information Gathering
Food & Land Allotments

Report by Lukas Lehmann

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