Howard Breen Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/2511 en Google Maps offers rare look inside abandoned Fukushima town http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/world/google-maps-offers-rare-look-inside-abandoned-fukushima-town The nuclear era has not been kind to Japan. Here's a stark reminder why Germany is decommissioning nuclear plants and investing heavily in renewable energy utilities—unlike Canada, which doesn’t even... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/world/google-maps-offers-rare-look-inside-abandoned-fukushima-town#comments World Environment Canada nuclear plants renewable energy Fri, 29 Mar 2013 02:11:00 +0000 Howard Breen 14837 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "Shell screwed up in 2012 and we're not going to let them again": U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/shell-screwed-2012-and-were-not-going-let-them-again-us-secretary-interior-ken-salazar &nbsp; Environment News Service reports that: “Shell screwed up in 2012 and we’re not going to let them screw up when they try to drill in the Arctic again,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/shell-screwed-2012-and-were-not-going-let-them-again-us-secretary-interior-ken-salazar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/shell-screwed-2012-and-were-not-going-let-them-again-us-secretary-interior-ken-salazar#comments Opinion Wed, 20 Mar 2013 02:32:00 +0000 Howard Breen 14750 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Intrusive surveillance software FinSpy found in 25 Countries including Canada http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/intrusive-surveillance-software-finspy-found-25-countries-including-canada Wonder which Canadian government (provincial/federal or both) or corporation(s) has enlisted Finfisher to spy on Canadians? &nbsp; According to a&nbsp;report by Citizen Lab&nbsp;the intrusive and... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/intrusive-surveillance-software-finspy-found-25-countries-including-canada#comments News Sat, 16 Mar 2013 23:57:00 +0000 Howard Breen 14727 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Red Zone: Where Will YOU Sleep Tonight? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2009/11/30/red-zone-where-will-you-sleep-tonight RED ZONE by Kim Goldberg Pig Squash Press $18.95 “I can no longer discern where the political ends and the personal begins. The deeper I push into this swollen red midden of hidden box springs and...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2009/11/30/red-zone-where-will-you-sleep-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2009/11/30/red-zone-where-will-you-sleep-tonight#comments Books Culture Kim Goldberg Red Zone Tue, 01 Dec 2009 05:51:00 +0000 Howard Breen 2512 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com