Our Blog | October 2007

Electric Water

by: Heather on 10/05/2007
Posted in: New Books

We've all heard that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. In Electric Water, just off press, Christopher Swan argues that we have all the parts in place to help reverse climate change and meet our energy needs, we just have to understand how to recombine those parts into a new whole. Existing technologies and intelligent distribution of …

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Free Burma!

by: Heather on 10/04/2007
Posted in: Activism

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The World is Watching - Free Burma!

by: Heather on 10/03/2007
Posted in: Activism

As news of the military junta's atrocities in Burma/Myanmar ripples around the world a enormous groundswell of protest is gathering steam. Over 1/2 a million people have already signed the Avaaz petition to pressure China and the UN Security Council to "oppose the violent crackdown on the demonstrators, and to support genuine reconciliation and …

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The Great Climate Challenge

by: Heather on 10/03/2007
Posted in: Activism

Any British Columbia readers may be interested in this event - The Great Climate Challenge: Practical Solutions that Work. The course runs Saturday October 6th, 2007, 9-5pm at Royal Roads University in Victoria. Hosted by Guy Dauncey, author of Stormy Weather, Cancer, Enough Blood Shed and Earthfuture, this one day course addresses the urgent …

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Peak Everything

by: Heather on 10/02/2007
Posted in: New Books

What's beyond Peak Oil? As our seemingly solid infrastructure is revealed to be a house of cards on the verge of collapse, where do we go from here?

Richard Heinberg outlines the development of a post-Peak Oil culture that will emerge as we proactively wean ourselves off fossil fuels and make the transition to a sustainable and decentralized, …

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