Thank you Gloria
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Thank you Gloria

By Kit Shepherd It was with a degree of sadness, but much gratitude, that we acknowledge the contribution of one of our core members, who has had to step back from her duties with Transition Bondi (TB).Gloria’s departure leaves a big gap in our team and in my mind and heart, as she was not…

Democracy in Practice: Empowering Grassroots Community Groups

Democracy in Practice: Empowering Grassroots Community Groups

Our systems are letting us down. The mechanisms that are meant to support us to live healthy, happy and meaningful lives are inherently flawed. This is because economic growth is prioritised before people and the planet.  How did we get here and what can we do about it?  A man who has been at the forefront…

YOU HAVE THE POWER

YOU HAVE THE POWER

Last summer when in Takayna (the Tarkine in Tasmania), sipping tea, I was recommended the Carbon Almanac. The book is one of the most wonderful books on climate change, climate justice and climate action with a page dedicated to a particular issue and links to further references (how aptly named an almanac). This book won…

Looking back at 2023
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Looking back at 2023

By Kit Shepherd, Convenor, Transition Bondi, 30.11.23 This year we’ve covered a lot of territory and had the pleasure welcoming new people into ourgroup and sadly saying goodbye to others who were passing through and got on board for a shorttime….Our hearty crew has been steering the boat as volunteers with Transition Bondi, facing the…

MICRO-GRIDS IN UGANDA – A STORY OF A DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
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MICRO-GRIDS IN UGANDA – A STORY OF A DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

INTRODUCTION Transition Bondi’s speaker in September, Ashley Wearne, had been involved in a development project in Africa for 10 years, foremost in Uganda.  He outlined briefly some of the complexities that surrounded that big idea of bringing what we expect as a public service – electricity access – to a region where around 650 million…