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100% Clean Electricity in 10 Years

by: Heather on 09/03/2008
Posted in: Activism

According to Cathy Zoi, CEO of the Alliance for Climate Protection, the oil and coal industries spent $427 million during the first half of 2008 on lobbying and advertising. That's $427 million spent on protecting their interests -- and hurting ours.

The We Campaign is a project of The Alliance for Climate Protection -- a nonprofit, nonpartisan …

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Green Building and Renewable Energy Workshops with Dan Chiras

by: Heather on 09/02/2008
Posted in: Activism

Dan Chiras, author of the upcoming Power from the Wind, The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy, EcoKids, and co-author of The Natural Plaster Book and Superbia! will be offering a number of workshops through the University of Colorado's Continuing Education Program. Descriptions and details are below:

Green Building - A Systems Approach

An …

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New Office Assistant!

by: Heather on 08/28/2008
Posted in: Events

This post is to welcome our new office assistant (and also to ensure that our blog meets its quota of cute kitty pictures)! Welcome Mango!

Yes, that was an action shot, and no, it did not end well for the plant... Thanks to Jean for the great photo!

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Learning Without Limits

by: Heather on 08/27/2008
Posted in: Education

Scotland's national home education support organization, Schoolhouse, is hosting Learning Without Limits, an international conference to celebrate choice, diversity and freedom in education. John Taylor Gatto, author of the upcoming Weapons of Mass Instruction and the bestselling classic Dumbing us Down will deliver the keynote address. The …

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Peak Oil Facts with Richard Heinberg

by: Heather on 08/26/2008
Posted in: Peak Oil

Richard Heinberg is the author of a number of Peak Oil books published by New Society, including his most recent book Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines. This clip features Richard giving an introduction to Peak Oil, and is from a series called "Why are Things Falling Apart?" from the producers of What a Way to Go: Life at the …

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