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Transition Town news: November

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Transition Town Hastings: the group was established to respond to the challenges of climate change, over-dependence on fossil fuels and economic instability; to support affiliated groups; to provide practical examples of sustainable living; to promote knowledge-sharing, raise awareness and encourage community participation and well-being. It is an unincorporated, non political organisation relying on a committed group of volunteers. Please scroll down to read news for November from the TTH network of affiliated groups.

Patrick Holden

Urgent need for a sustainable food system

Energise Sussex Coast and Transition Town Hastings recently organized a talk and supper event at The Beacon with organic farmer, Patrick Holden, who set up the Sustainable Food Trust. Our food industry system isn’t sustainable, says Holden – and, in order to avert a food crisis, there is an urgent need to transition to a system that is more appropriate to our planetary conditions. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 07:50 Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , , ,
Permaculturist Anna Locke

Transition Town news

Transition Town Hastings (TTH) is part of the national network of Transition Towns, a local non-political group of volunteers formed to respond to climate change and over-dependence on fossil fuels, campaigning for sustainable living and community participation, knowledge sharing and awareness raising. Here’s their latest news update about events happening locally.

Four Go To Paris

Local cyclists head to Paris protests

At least nine Hastings and St Leonards residents are travelling to Paris this week to attend protests outside the UN Climate Summit (COP21). Four left by bike on Sunday, cycling against 45mph winds, and have now joined up with people from across the UK as part of the Time to Cycle action. You can read about their travels at Yoda In The Green. (The photo was provided by Fossil Free Hastings.)

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