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Grist: Why fixing up old homes is greener than building new ones

This old house: Why fixing up old homes is greener than building new ones

25 JAN 2012 6:49 PM…


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Added by Randy Chatterjee on January 26, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Climate Justice: For those who want to reduce carbon emissions while helping developing countries to develop using green energy

Please check out this updated and AMAZING document called "Greenhouse Development Rights Framework."

 

http://www.ecoequity.org/docs/TheGDRsFramework.pdf

 

It's based on the ideas in a book called "Dead Heat: Global Justice & Global Warming" by Tom Athanasiou & Paul Baer.  This small book is only about 100 pages, short but powerful. It is BRILLIANT with rational ways to solve the global…

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Added by Karen H on January 23, 2011 at 2:02pm — 2 Comments

The Sustainable Revolution -Part 1



The Sustainable Revolution





by Mykoden

This paper was originally presented at the World Social…

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Added by Mykoden on November 27, 2010 at 11:33am — No Comments

The Sustainable Revolution -Part 2



The Sustainable Revolution



This paper was originally presented at the World Social Forum in Caracas at the University of Venezuela on January…

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Added by Mykoden on November 27, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Our Canadian Identity



Our Canadian Identity

By Kathie Wallace



In 1972, when Paul Henderson became the “Magic Man” in hockey for Canada, I and millions of Canadians stopped our lives to listen breathlessly as we won the Summit Series over the Russians.



The score was tied 5-5 and the series was also tied. With 34 seconds left in the game, Henderson scored to win for Canada. It was called “the goal heard around the world”.

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Added by Kathie Wallace on February 4, 2010 at 10:06am — No Comments

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