Citizen Action Monitor

The Natural Step Canada: An alternative approach to building sustainable communities

No 91 Posted by fw, November 23, 2010 While I was poking around BurlingtonGreen’s calendar of events today, this entry immediately caught my attention: Sustainability for Leaders, Level 1 The … Continue reading

November 23, 2010 · Leave a comment

Burlington’s solar energy co-op offers residents investment opportunity

No 90 Posted by fw, November 22, 2010 Seizing the opportunity created by Ontario’s new Green Energy Act Alliance, BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association has created BrightSky Power Community Solar Co-operative, a community solar … Continue reading

November 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Post Carbon Institute presents 300 years of fossil-fuel growth in 339 seconds

No 89 Posted by fw, November 20, 2010 A tip of the hat to the Post Carbon Institute (PCI) for presenting this brilliant video, which captures 300 years of fossil-fueled … Continue reading

November 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Univ of Michigan students protest Israeli soldier campus visit

No 88 Posted by fw, November 16, 2010 “These guys shouldn’t have been allowed here on campus. They’re criminals.” University of Michigan student “These guys” were two soldiers of the … Continue reading

November 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Nader on destruction of democracy in America

No 87 Posted by fw, November 9, 2010 This is the third in a series of posts on the vital role played by alternative news and information sources that allow … Continue reading

November 9, 2010 · Leave a comment

Stiglitz and Galbraith call for prosecution of bankers

No 86 Posted by fw, November 8, 2010 Kudos to Galbraith and Stiglitz and the alternative media for telling us what mainstream media, with their corporate-embedded talking heads, won’t tell … Continue reading

November 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

U.S. engaging in financial warfare claim two distinguished economists

No 85 Posted by fw, November 7, 2010 “The object of warfare is to take over a country’s land, raw materials and assets, and grab them. In the past, that … Continue reading

November 7, 2010 · Leave a comment

16-year-old Alec Loorz organizing “Million Kid March”

No 84 Posted by fw, November 6, 2010 Alec Loorz, the 16-year-old California Wunderkind who founded “Kids vs Global Warming: Empowering Youth to Lead the Green Revolution“,  is now organizing … Continue reading

November 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

Cycle Chic in Copenhagen and Beyond

No 83 Posted by fw, November 5, 2010 Want to promote cycling in your city? Watching this entertaining, upbeat 4-minute video about how cycling is taking off around the world, … Continue reading

November 5, 2010 · Leave a comment