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Dear Prime Minister - New Franke James Essay

by: Heather on 09/22/2008
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Franke James has posted a brilliant new visual essay, "Dear Prime Minister" to coincide with Canada's upcoming federal election. Franke is one of our favourite environmental artists, and this thought-provoking essay is another powerful addition to her collection.

 

We are excited to be publishing a selection of Franke's visual essays in our …

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Beer, Brewing, and Sustainability weekend course

by: Heather on 09/12/2008
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Chris O'Brien, author of Fermenting Revolution is teaching a weekend-long course on Beer, Brewing, and Sustainability at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY, a couple hours north of New York City. Enrollment numbers are limited for the course but there are a few last-minute spaces available. This is just two weekends from now, September 19-21, so …

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Books to Build a Better World

by: Heather on 06/20/2008
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As part of a series of interviews focusing on current trends in the publishing world, Tom Masters of Future Perfect Publishing recently interviewed Chris and Judith Plant, the principals of our company, about the focus and direction of New Society Publishers.

From the interview:

FPP: Given the concerns about global climate change and all of its …

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Sherry Boschert events

by: Heather on 05/30/2008
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Sherry Boschert, author of Plug-in Hybrids: The Cars that Will Recharge America, will be speaking next week in Boston at MIT and the Hynes Convention Center.

On Monday, June 2 Sherry will be at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at 5:30 pm in an event co-sponsored by Sierra Club Massachusetts and a staff organization at MIT. The event is …

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Richard Heinberg on Corporate Watchdog Radio

by: Heather on 05/22/2008
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Corporate Watchdog Radio speaks with peak oil expert Richard Heinberg, author of Peak Everything, The Oil Depletion Protocol, The Party's Over and Powerdown. This interview focuses on creating resilient communities, and Heinberg discusses 10 steps to create local disaster response plans to prepare for peak oil as well as environmental and economic …

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