Thursday, October 21, 2010
Saturday, July 3, 2010
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
This will be the first of many off-shore wind projects (see this map from the New York Times today.
Monday, April 26, 2010
If you'd like to read more about the effects of coal, try these books:
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Are you tired of corporations trying to greenwash their environmental blunders? So are we. This week, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) gets the greenwash-of-the-week award for spending $105 million (USD) to become a lead sponsor of the 2010 Winter Olympics, while simultaneously bankrolling billions of dollars in investments in the dirtiest oil project on Earth - the Alberta tar sands. RBC's efforts to advertise themselves as Canada's most caring corporate citizen through their Olympic sponsorship is incompatible with financing Canada's most polluting industry.
The tar sands oil extraction project is systematically turning vast stretches of the breathtaking Canadian boreal forest into a wasteland the size of Florida, eradicating wildlife habitat and jeopardizing the health of First Nations communities across Alberta. Let's do something about it.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
I haven't posted anything in a very long time because I'm now student teaching in math, and have most of my communication needs covered!
But I thought this puts our world into perspective. Let's not ruin it, even though it's just a speck of dust in the universe! It's where we live!