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"Eco-Fashion is an Oxymoron": an Interview with Boardroom CEO Mark Trotzuk About the Environmental Cost of Clothing

Do you know where the clothes on your back came from? Do you know how much destruction your pants have caused? Chow down on an interview with Boardroom CEO Mark Trotzuk about the real cost of the clot

David Suzuki: Copenhagen Climate Change Talks and What We Really Need

David Suzuki speaks passionately and convincingly about the two fundamental and fixable problems hampering progress in Copenhagen. Watch him in a live interview today with CBC.

Linda's List: This is One Hot, Happening City and Here's My List of What You Just Shouldn't Miss This Saturday

Did I hear that right?  Yes.  They're closing the Cambie Street Bridge at 10:30 a.m. today. Thta's the kick-off to Bridge to a Cool Planet.   Today is Global Day of Climate Action....

Inside the Resilient People + Climate Change Conference

How do we tell the collective story around climate change? How might a better-designed collective story help individuals and organizations do their work more effectively, while encouraging greater...


Some good. Some not so good. Reviews of VIFF by Volkmar Richter.

From Inside the Joint: Betty Krawzyck's Activism

Feisty and fiery are words used often to describe Betty Krawzyck, the Vancouver-based, eighty year-old grandma whose environmental activism...