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A call to transition to a post-oil world
In order to tackle climate change, a transition to the post-oil world is crucial, says Lee Brain, an oil executive's son who opposes the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.
Mar 8th, 2012
Richard Heinberg schools Vancouver on the new economic reality
Richard Heinberg opens the 2012 World Community Film Festival with a message of hopeful possibility in the face of an ending growth economy.
Feb 11th, 2012
TEDxOilSpill Vancouver Meetup: inspiring local and global transformation
Vancouver's first TEDxOilSpill Meetup group, held Monday, July 12th, brought together a group of seven people, most of us strangers, but all of us passionate and frustrated by the Deep Water Horizon
Jul 15th, 2010
BC sucks: welcome to Oil 2.0
The cheap and easy stuff is gone. Welcome to Oil 2.0 The days of drilling shallow wells on nice flat land and extracting oil for a few dollars a barrel have come and gone. What is...
May 9th, 2010
The Twilight Saga, The Blind Side, and The Bad Lieutenant Top New Movies for Nov. 20
Did you know that Sandra Bullock, Nicolas Cage and even Paul Watson have new movies out this week? They're there alright, behind a certain little vampire romance (Read on)
Nov 19th, 2009