Special 1-Hour Report on Hurricane Sandy, Ties of Climate Change to Megastorms
Democracy Now has done a few interviews on the links between Sandy and climate change:
The first segment is an interview with Bill McKibben, co-founder and director of 350.org and Greg Jones, climate scientist and professor of environmental studies at Southern Oregon University. McKibben argues that global warming and climate change is the cause of storms like Sandy which are of an "unprecedented magnitude." The danger that storms such as Sandy pose make environmental...
Journey to Planet Earth
"It is clear that Plan A, Business as Usual, is no longer viable. We are looking at a race between natural tipping points, and political tipping points."
"Plan B" spans the globe - from China, Japan, Korea, India, Italy, Turkey, Bangladesh, Zambia, Haiti, and the U.S. - to explore new ideas in solving the challenges of global climate change. Featuring...Read more
The Benefits of a Blue and Green Neighbourhood
Join Green 13 and Project Neutral for the 4th Neighbourhood Workshop focused on helping homeowners reduce energy consumption.
This workshop focuses on how naturalizing landscapes, harvesting rainwater and protecting urban forests helps reduce energy consumption, improves air quality and increases property values.
See upcoming events for details!
Globalization and the Economics of Happiness
On Tuesday, February 21, we screened The Economics of Happiness at Annette Branch Library. The screening was well attended, and sparked tremendous discussion.
We thank CJ Johnson, Manager at The Sweet Potato, 2995 Dundas St. for donating a generous gift certificate which was raffled off, and will be
enjoyed by Rizvana T. Sweet Potato's commitment to local, organic produce sourced from local farms, and to fair trade, is a good example of localization. Other examples of...
Eco-Friendly Tips for the Holidays!
Here are a few easy tips for making sure that your holiday is a gift for the earth
Gifts and Cards
Give charitable donations in lieu of gifts
Give or make gifts using your skills and experience
Avoid battery operated childrens toys and consult the Canadian Toy Testing Council
Shop at local green businesses...