Welcome to the Transition Howard County Group. We have created Discussion Forums on different aspects of transition/sustainability:
Advocacy: government and corporate advocacy
Climate: climate prediction, adaptation
Economy: green businesses, green jobs, state/county banks, common security clubs, buy local, alternative currencies, corporations, socially responsible investing
Education: children and adult learning, environmental literacy
Energy: clean energy (including wind, solar, geo-thermal, bio-mass), energy conservation, climate change abatement
Food: Local food production, farmer's markets, CSAs, urban farming, composting, gardening, permaculture
Health: health care, pollution remediation, environmental justice
Transportation: pedestrian, public transit, high speed trains
Waste Reduction: recycling, waste to energy
Water: water safety, storm water management, Chesapeake Bay, impervious surface tax, stream clean-up, water conservation, rain barrels, rain gardens
The following Howard County organizations are working to create a sustainable future.
Climate Change Initiative of Howard County:
Earth Forum of Howard County:
FROM public banking institute listserv: Raoul Pal expects a series of sovereign defaults, the "biggest banking crisis in world history", and asserts that we don't have many options to stop it. Pal previously co-managed the GLG Global Macro Fund. He…Continue
Started by Ruth Alice. Last reply by Margo Duesterhaus Jun 3, 2012.
Please use this Discussion thread to post all things related to "Water!"Here is a rather depressing article about the deteriorating water supply in the US, which will have some serious negative impacts on food production (not to mention that we…Continue
Started by Margo Duesterhaus. Last reply by Betsy Singer May 3, 2012.
The Public Banking Conference in Philly is being WEBCAST today and Tomorrow , Public Banking is about reclaiming the commons and relocalization. A bit wonky but fascinating and important! The Maryland Public Banking Bill did not pass this…Continue
Started by Ruth Alice Apr 27, 2012.
We're creating a Discussion thread for each major transition area. This is the thread for Food so feel free to post things related to Food in this thread.The THC Food Group will be meeting on Sunday March 11th at 2pm at my house. Here is the…Continue
Started by Margo Duesterhaus. Last reply by Cathy Hudson Mar 20, 2012.