Monthly Archives: July 2010

SASKATCHEWAN’S FIRST SOLAR TOUR

I joined forty others on the province’s first solar tour held June 19th to highlight the summer solstice, the longest day of sunlight. The tour was organized by the environmental advocacy group Clean Green Regina in concert with other groups. … Continue reading

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WILL AN “ECOLOGY GOSPEL” EMERGE FROM THE HARPER PURGATORY?

By Jim Harding Sustainability challenges us to change our ways but also to change how we understand ourselves as a species within the biosphere. This is a big shift in mind-set, for the dominant industrial society evolved without any fundamental … Continue reading

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Why We’d Better Learn from the Gulf Oil Spill

Saskatchewan’s economy is second only to Alberta’s in oil and gas export. The fossil fuels mostly go south to the US, which, along with China, is the biggest energy glutton on the planet. This is an inherently unsustainable energy system … Continue reading

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