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?
While we're busy getting ready for the fall season after the hottest and most volatile summer on record, (fires in Fort Mac, floods in Louisiana, gigantic typhoons, etc.) maybe it's time to ask if anyone is making progress on the ground where Climate Change actually has to be addressed. Like, what's happening with solar, … Continue reading Don’t like change? Move off this planet.
I've noticed that my friends and family are getting fed up with my relentlessly dark view of reality. Don't send me anymore of those background pieces on The Donald, they plead, I can't take it anymore. Or, do you have to bring every conversation around to Climate Change? Or simply, dark looks to go with … Continue reading The truth is complicated
The Brexit could become The Brentance to a deadly serious discussion about our collective future.
What a feast for pundits the Brexit result has become, my favourite response coming from The Donald: people are angry everywhere, he intoned, though as usual, there was no explanation as to why that might be. The angry mood of people, with The Donald its most recognizable incarnation, is voting not so much for something … Continue reading The Brexit Iceberg, Take Two
It's on everyone's mind today. From John Oliver's barber shop quartet lampooning the divided nature of the debate to the tune of Ode to Joy to Andrew Nikiforuk in the Tyee, reminding us that bigness always leads to badness. Both are right, but wait, that can't be because they are arguing opposing positions. I have … Continue reading The Brexit is the Tip of a Troubling Iceberg
If you know what irony is, this massive fire is surely one of the ironies of fate. And one could easily anthropomorphize this event: Mother Nature’s wrath has destroyed a place that is at the… Source: F****d and Confused in Fort Mac