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John Banta Podcast

by: Heather on 11/15/2007
Posted in: Activism

John Banta, author of Extreme Weather Hits Home was recently interviewed by David McMillian for his Strategies for Living podcast. They discuss a variety of weather related building issues ranging from the dramatic (hurricane damage) to the frighteningly commonplace (moisture damage caused by changing climate zones). John estimates that over 50% …

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National Day of Climate Action

by: Heather on 11/02/2007
Posted in: Activism

On Saturday, November 3rd, Step it Up by participating in a National Day of Climate Action! Click here to find an event or action in your area. Join in to demand real leadership on climate action!

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Hunger Strike in Ontario

by: Heather on 11/01/2007
Posted in: Activism

Mike Nickerson, author of Life, Money & Illusion, writes about his wife, Donna Dillman, member of the Green Party of Canada Federal Council, going on a hunger strike for a moratorium on uranium exploration & mining in Eastern Ontario.

Greetings:

You may have heard that my wife, Donna Dillman, started a hunger strike outside the gate of the uranium …

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Happy Hallowe'en!

by: Heather on 10/31/2007
Posted in: Activism

Some links for the holiday...

Author Starhark writing about Hallowe'en for the Washington Post/Newsweek Religion Blog on "How scary is Halloween?".

Global Exchange's Reverse Trick or Treating.

And for your viewing pleasure... Consumerism! The Musical

Have a ghoulish day!

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White House Greenwashing

by: Heather on 10/29/2007
Posted in: Activism

In the wake of accusations that the White House watered down testimony on climate change presented to Congress by Julie Gerberding, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), spokeswoman Dana Perino put her best foot forward (inserted firmly in her mouth) by asserting that climate change has "health benefits". "It is …

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