"All scientific research in the National Parks has been terminated, and Environment Canada has cancelled its work on climate adaptation by laying off all eighteen scientists in the program. Top experts on ocean pollutants,… Continue
Added by James Magnus-Johnston on May 21, 2013 at 11:51am —
Sarah Elton, author of the book Consumed: Sustainable Food for a Finite Planet, was on Power & Politics with Evan Solomon.
Elton raised some of the issues with our current global food system that Raj Patel raises in his book Stuffed & Starved, which I have read and recommend if you want to learn more about the practices and impacts of the global food system.
Solomon was tough but fair in questioning Elton about the global food system being… Continue
Added by Michael Fleischmann on May 20, 2013 at 5:30pm —
A couple of weeks ago I circulated an article about the "Carbon Bubble" that signaled inflated valuations for fossil fuel assets and companies which will likely collapse under the influence of the real world EROEI levels attainable for non-conventional production technologies, especially fracking.
The link below is mapping an almost exactly parallel process for electric utilities under the impacts arising from distributed energy systems such as PV solar and wind. Toward the end… Continue
Added by Mark Burch on April 17, 2013 at 10:30am —
The following excerpt by Richard Heinberg is reprinted from the new book Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth, edited by Tom Butler and George Wuerthner, published by Post Carbon Institute and Watershed Media,… Continue
Added by Paul Chorney on April 17, 2013 at 6:40am —
James Hoggan on the Polluted Public Square
Jim Hoggan is on a mission to determine why, in spite of compelling and unequivocal scientific evidence, we are doing so little to address environmental problems like climate change, collapsing ecosystems, and the rapidly declining health of our oceans? Why do we seem unable or unwilling to think things through…
Added by Paul Chorney on April 16, 2013 at 7:30am —
Transition North Winnipeg has decided to do a door-to-door campaign to increase our neighbours' understanding of the Transition Towns movement and to:
- build support for the goals of the movement with the potential formation of Transition…
Added by Paul Chorney on April 15, 2013 at 9:46am —
Added by James Magnus-Johnston on March 19, 2013 at 9:43am —
A new book by Phil Ackerman-Leist, Rebuilding the Foodshed, showcases some of the most promising, replicable models for growing, processing, and distributing sustainably grown food, this book points the reader toward the next stages of the food revolution. It also covers the full landscape of the burgeoning local-food movement, from rural to suburban to urban, and from backyard gardens to large-scale… Continue
Added by James Magnus-Johnston on March 2, 2013 at 11:27pm —
Added by James Magnus-Johnston on February 18, 2013 at 2:40pm —
Stay tuned as we integrate Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn feeds to this Ning website.
Added by Ken Corley on December 12, 2012 at 6:30pm —
Added by Tim Stuart on November 16, 2012 at 12:18pm —
Transition Winnipeg Twitter page is now active.
Added by Ken Corley on November 7, 2012 at 11:36am —
Here's a new book written by Transition Winnipeg's Chair, Mark Burch. The Simplicity Exercises: A sourcebook for simplicity educators.
Added by James Magnus-Johnston on September 6, 2012 at 9:18am —
I wanted to help give some info to the Co-housing group.
here is The Canadian Cohousing Network's website link:
and here is the Cohousing Association of the United States website:…
Added by Mark D. Head on July 31, 2012 at 10:00pm —
An inspiring little encounter I had today in waiting at the Balmoral Terminal opposite UofW for the free bus that takes me home within 4 blocks, when I am just between two free buses that would take me door-to-door, which isn't worth waiting for over 10 minutes when I am perfectly able to walk, part of the way or all the way.
A bus driver was sitting on the outside bench near the shelter taking his roller blades off. As I have gone to work by folding bicycle (to fit into metropolitan… Continue
Added by Roger Belling on May 11, 2012 at 4:54pm —
Reprinted from my weekly column for the Independent of Barnes County - a NEW locally owned newspaper near Valley City, ND.
Science and technology. Though I have been accused my entire life of being a “Mother Earth” sort of person, I love science and technology. Where would we be without it.
Added by Sue B. Balcom on February 23, 2012 at 8:25am —