The launch of the first episode of Striking Balance, a multi-part documentary series, will be airing on TVO on October 4th at 9pm. Each episode ofStriking Balance will be available across Canada at TVO.org following the first broadcast. Striking Balance features UNESCO Biosphere Reserves across Canada, their environment, the exceptional people working there, and their success stories in these models of sustainable development. […]
Amazingly inspiring talk by the Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay: “This country isn’t just carbon neutral – it’s carbon negative” he says. He speaks of their carbon fund at the end of the talk.
Having written about the impasse of an over-extended global economy on a collision course with an over-heating planet but at an impasse herself on what could be done, Heather stepped outside the box of conventional thinking. She traced her ancestral roots to the Highlands of Scotland and a pre-modern commons where her forebears had lived in direct and even right relations with the land. Combining […]
The human quest for love, power, beauty, happiness, understanding, truth, and the like can be thought of from an ecological perspective: it is enabled by (low entropy) sources of plentiful energy (food, cooking and heating fuel, drought animals, hydro-electric power, fossil fuels, etc.) along with places to put the inevitable (high entropy) waste. As consumption and human numbers have risen, […]