Our Blog | January 2009

Integral City Event

by: EJ on 01/23/2009
Posted in: Author Events

The Ginger Collaborative and Cadboro Bay Books invite you to a public dialogue on creating healthy cities at the Queenswood Centre in Victoria, BC on January 28th. Your host for the evening will be Dr. Marilyn Hamilton, author of Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive. A "meshworker" and founder of Integral City movement, Dr. …

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John Michael Greer - The Twilight of an Age

by: Heather on 01/22/2009
Posted in: Peak Oil

Peak Moment TV, features an interview with John Michael Greer, author of The Long Descent: A User's Guide to the End of the Industrial Age discussing the twilight of the industrial age. John Michael is a fascinating writer and speaker, and this clip, although somewhat lengthy at 25 minutes, is well worth your time. You might also want to have a …

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Congratulations!

by: Heather on 01/21/2009
Posted in: Events

Congratulations to our neighbours to the South, on the day after one of the biggest political celebrations their country has ever seen. It's hard to imagine a US citizen alive who hasn't been touched in some way by the swearing in of President Barack Obama.

To commemorate the election of the first black US president, Amy Dixon-Kolar wrote and …

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Biofuels for Barack

by: on 01/16/2009
Posted in: Author Events

The excitement over the Barack Obama presidency has brought the first glimmer of hope many Americans have felt in a long time. His oft-stated commitment to renewable fuels is all the encouragement the folks at Small is Possible's Piedmont Fuels needed. They are heading up to Washington with a load of biodiesel to help fuel the Inauguration! As …

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Guest Post - Jerry Yudelson

by: Heather on 01/15/2009
Posted in: Guest Posts

This just in from Jerry Yudelson, author of Choosing Green: The Home Buyer's Guide to Good Green Homes and Green Building A to Z: Understanding the Language of Green Building. Thanks Jerry!

Green Building To Rocket in 2009! Top Ten Trends

  1. Green building will continue to grow more than 60 percent in 2009, on a cumulative basis. We've seen …
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