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“Climate change tells us we should change. Peak oil tells us we must change.” This truism has become a common refrain in some environmental circles. And it provides some insight into the rapid global spread of the transition movement. But Rob Hopkins—the founder of the Transition movement who we interviewed here—has recently gotten to wondering whether there are limits to peak oil as a motivator too. Maybe we need to focus on economics, community and prosperity if we really want to win over hearts and minds.