Invest in the planet and clean up
August 16, 2009, No Comments

Native American group and others invest in algae biofuel The Southern Utes tribe, one of the wealthiest Native American ...

Wednesday Night #1432
August 12, 2009, No Comments

Work in progress – more to come With glittering representation from the Federal and municipal levels of government ...

Wednesday Night #1429
July 22, 2009, No Comments

Montreal matters Beryl has produced a Manifesto – “A Freer, Fairer, Richer Montreal” – in pamphl ...

Why chips in passports and ID cards are a stupid idea
July 17, 2009, No Comments

Have chip, will travel Why chips in passports and ID cards are a stupid idea (The Economist) A MONTH of tramping around ...

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
June 29, 2009, No Comments

(Reuters/Planet Ark) Member states of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) voted to locate their headquarte ...

Wednesday Night #1425
June 24, 2009, No Comments

Le Salon du mercredi soir #1425 , mercredi le 24 juin 2009  – la Fête nationale Yes, we DO recognize that this W ...

Thomas Friedman: Winds of Change?
June 14, 2009, No Comments

Twenty years ago, I wrote a book about the Middle East, and recently I was thinking of updating it with a new introducti ...

Wednesday Night #1415
April 14, 2009, No Comments

Markets, the economy and banks Hypotheses abound explaining the cause, effect and future of stock market indices, hence ...

The greening of Canada
April 8, 2009, No Comments

More on Tar Sands Although principally addressed to the UK, George Monbiot’s  Why are plastic bags treated as the ...

Wednesday Night #1411
March 18, 2009, No Comments

A last-minute (but worthy) update from our friend Jim Heffernan, who occasionally blogs on the HuffPost. “Since I ...