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Greening the Season

by: Heather on 12/19/2007
Posted in: Events

Warning - Quiet Blog Ahead!

Over the next 2 weeks posting will be light here as New Society will be closed for the holidays. Comments are open, so feel free to post any news in the comment thread. We'd love to hear about how you're "greening the season"!

We'll be back January 2nd, but you can subscribe to our RSS feed so you'll be notified …

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Bush administration deliberately misled public on climate change

by: Heather on 12/14/2007
Posted in: Events

It's official - the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which is the main investigative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and has jurisdiction to investigate any federal program and any matter with federal policy implications, has concluded that the White House has lied.

"The Bush Administration has engaged in a systematic …

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Win a copy of Change the World for Ten Bucks!

by: Heather on 12/13/2007
Posted in: Events

Toyota has just launched a competition through Cineplex Odeon to win a copy of Change the World for Ten Bucks.

If you already have a copy (which we hope you do), this is your chance to complete Action 47 (Buy a copy of this book for a friend) free of charge!

The question the contest is asking is "How will you make things better in 2008?"

You can …

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by: Heather on 12/05/2007
Posted in: Events

On December 8, hundreds of thousands of people around the world are organizing rallies and marches to demand bold climate action at UN climate talks in Bali. People from Avaaz, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and many other organizations are uniting in a Global Climate Campaign - click here for a map to help you find and attend a climate march …

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Concerned About Consumerism?

by: Heather on 11/22/2007
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Yes, I know it's ironic to ask everyone not to shop the day after posting about our free shipping special, but tomorrow (November 23) is Buy Nothing Day - an important opportunity to remind ourselves to take a step back from our consumer culture. Kalle Lasn,the co-founder of Adbusters who launched Buy Nothing Day as a yearly, global event, sees …

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