How Community Investing Can Help End Fossil Fuel Addiction

From community-owned solar power stations to cooperatively-operated breweries, community investing offers a great way for grassroots groups to create change in their towns, villages and neighborhoods. From revolving loan funds to community shares and bonds, Rob Hopkins over at Transition Culture offers an overview of how alternative investing models are helping to fuel and fund the Transition Movement:

Money isn't a neutral thing. The decisions we make with our investment choices either prop up and reinforce an economic model rooted in a past of cheap energy prices and climate irresponsibility, or they can help to bring forth a new, revitalised and more appropriate way of doing things

Tags: Communities | Economics | Peak Oil | Permaculture | United Kingdom

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