A trivial act at the Wall Nut National Monument

The Walnut National Monument is located in the state of Arizona, in the middle of the desert, near the town of Flasgstaff. Archaeologists estimate about 300 dwellings, the peoples would have settled after a volcanic eruption around 1100 untill 1250. The time period inhabited is relatively short, we imagine that this place was seen as a transition site in order to move towards land easier to farm. A 1.6-kilometer course that sinks 90 meters from …

Understanding the transition movement

Once upon a time, in a town of Ireland, a professor of permaculture and his students watched The End of Suburbia, a documentary about the imminent peak oil. We were then in 2005, it was announced to be in a few years, 2008 for the most pessimistic, around 2012 for the others, but one thing is certain it would happen. The teacher and his students then had the idea to find alternatives that they knew …

Définir les projets alternatifs et Horizon Transition

S’arrêter, prendre le temps de regarder autour de soi pour savoir où l’on se trouve, c’est nécéssaire pour bien avancer. Est-ce que la direction vers laquelle on se dirige est correcte ? Est-ce que la vitesse prise permet de prendre en compte tous les facteurs ? Au départ, Horizon Transition se définissait simplement par un voyage au cœur des alternatives, aller rencontrer des projets alternatifs et leur donner la parole ; lorsqu’on démarre un projet local, un peu marginal, …