Buying Green & Good Intentions Won’t Even Slow Climate Change Down

September 9, 2011 by  
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Photo: Capitan Giona via Flickr/CC BY-SA And here comes an economist from the Environmental Defense Fund writing in the New York Times with a message that 95% of devoted “green” lifestyle-livers won’t want to hear: Your ethical consumer spending habits, your Prius-driving, your organic diet curation, your diligent efforts to dial down the A/C — none of that is making even a teeny tiny dent in addressing climate change or the biodivers… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Anti-Bike, Anti-Transit, Anti-Green Rob Ford Elected Mayor Of Toronto

October 26, 2010 by  
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Toronto Election News I previously reported on the Toronto election that Bikes and Streetcars Are Under Threat As The Suburban Car Loving Politicians Fight Back . Last night, Rob Ford was elected in a landslide as mayor of the largest city in Canada. Voters came out in droves (highest turnout in years) to elect the “respect for taxpayers” man who will end frills and cut back on government.

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Not Just for Grannies Anymore: The Rise of The Urban Sewing Lounge

October 26, 2010 by  
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Photo: Thread Den Sewing Lounge Just as community gardens all over are bringing together urban gardeners, there’s an updated version of the old-fashioned sewing circle popping up in many city neighbourhoods: the sewing lounge. With crafting and the DIY mentality making a huge comeback, activities like sewing and knitting are moving out of the home and onto the streets.

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