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Transition Colorado Presents: Chris Martenson Live (July 16)

Chris Martenson, creator of the Crash Course video series—an in-depth exploration of our current global economic kerfuffle—will be making an appearance in Boulder, Colorado, this week to talk about how we can shape our future and thrive in the face of multiple crises. The event is sponsored by Transition Colorado.

Martenson will also be on hand Saturday the 18TH and Sunday the 19TH to present “The Crash Course Seminars: Thriving in Any Future.” See for full details.




Thursday, July 16 at 7PM
Unity Church, 2855 Folsom Street, Boulder, CO

Economic turbulence…Resource depletion…Environmental concerns…

How will your future be affected? What can you do about it?

The next twenty years are going to be completely unlike the last twenty.
Changes in the economy, energy, and the environment are converging to create an unprecedented future.
Are you ready?

THE CRASH COURSE explains our current situation, what is likely to happen next, and what you can do about it.
Hear Chris Martenson in person, the man who predicted our current economic situation more than five years ago
—and who can help you better appreciate the optimism found within these challenges.

Admission $5 in advance or at the door. Tickets available from your local Transition Initiative.

[email protected] or 303-494-1521

Download a PDF of the press release.

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What guiding principles will you need to not just survive the future, but imagine a better one? Surviving the Future is a story drawn from the fertile ground of the late David Fleming’s extraordinary Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It. That hardback consists of four hundred and four interlinked dictionary entries, […] Read More

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“In the last one hundred years, 94 percent of seed varieties available at the turn of the century in America and considered a part of the human commons have been lost.”That’s one of the key takeaways in award-winning author and activist Janisse Ray’s book, The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food. In her book, Ray […] Read More

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They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are wish-fulfillers … rainforest royalty … more precious than gold. They are the fig trees, and they have affected humanity in profound but little-known ways. Gods, Wasps and Stranglers tells their amazing story.Fig trees fed our pre-human ancestors, influenced diverse cultures and played key roles […] Read More
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