Our Blog | September 2007

Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings - 9th Edition

by: Heather on 09/14/2007
Posted in: New Books

Did you know that by installing water-saving showerheads a family of four can save 14,000 gallons of water a year and the energy required to heat it? You can find this and hundreds of other great tips in the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings - 9th Edition. Completely revised and updated, this is the most comprehensive resource of its kind!

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9/11/07 Global Day of Action

by: Heather on 09/11/2007
Posted in: Activism

Today marks the sixth anniversary of 9/11 and a Global Day of Action sponsored by the 9/11 Truth Movement with simultaneous events in New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles and many other North American cities. Towers of Deception author Barrie Zwicker will host a Q & A at the Toronto event after a film screening tonight at the Bloor Cinema. For …

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Branded!

by: Heather on 09/10/2007
Posted in: New Books

Can David really slay Goliath? You bet! Michael Conroy shows how in Branded! - a fascinating account of how activists are able to leverage a corporation's valuable brand in order to encourage them to behave more responsibly and ethically. Check it out!

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The Twelfth Hour

by: Heather on 09/07/2007
Posted in: Peak Oil

Here at New Society we pay a lot of attention to Peak Oil and the decline of our reliance on fossil fuels. Author John Michael Greer (also known as the Grand Archdruid) regularly writes about these and related issues on his blog The Archdruid Report. Recently he posted a thought-provoking entry on our resistance as a society to accepting that we …

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Avaaz to APEC - Tackling Climate Change

by: Heather on 09/06/2007
Posted in: Activism

Avaaz.org is an online global civic advocacy group who aims to ensure that the world's people have a say in global decisions. With hundreds of thousands of members in more than 170 countries, their goal is a powerful coalition of citizens without borders.

Over 400,00 people have already signed the current Avaaz petition seeking binding global …

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