This is not what environmentalists dream of

To paraphrase Dorothy Parker, the RegenVillage is not a concept to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. Or put differently, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. The RegenVillages are not at all what they would like you to believe, and the people and institutions behind … Continue reading This is not what environmentalists dream of

Does sustainable living look like this?

I do occasionally stumble upon good news, and when I do, I always want to share it. Today, I want to point you at a village that is entirely self-sufficient, green, off-grid, and utopian. The concept is quite simple, the builders of RegenVillages took all the existing sustainable, green and clean technologies that we have … Continue reading Does sustainable living look like this?

Maclean’s and Calgary in Denial

http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/alberta-flood-then-and-now/ shows us how Calgary has risen from the Great Flood a year ago. Good for Calgarians, but what about the bigger issues that this Flood should raise? For instance, Global Climate Change and how it is devastating our infrastructure. And what needs to be done, long term. Not a word of this in this … Continue reading Maclean’s and Calgary in Denial