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| January 27, 2015
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Kayak: A play about climate change

January 11, 2015
| Annie is a wealthy middle-aged woman lost in a kayak. As she floats aimlessly on the water, she is haunted by memories of Julie, a radical environmentalist and girlfriend of her son, Peter.
Length: 14:59 minutes (13.73 MB)
| January 8, 2015
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Can permaculture save the world?

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A futuristic article by Kim Stanley Robinson, "How Science Saved the World," can be found in the February 2000 issue of the prestigious journal Nature (Vol. 403, p. 23). Looking 1,000 years into the future, Robinson reviews two books written around 3,000 AD: Science in the Third Millennium by Professor J. S. Khaldun; and Scientific Careers 2001-3000, written by a computer named "Ferdnand."

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| December 25, 2014
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Book: How Bad Are Bananas?

December 21, 2014
| Author Mike Berners-Lee figured out the carbon footprint of more than a hundred things, from sending an email or installing solar panels to starting a war.
Length: 17:29 minutes (16.02 MB)
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Eyewitness report from Mount Polley mine disaster site

December 17, 2014
| Two activists from Vancouver Island travelled to a Secwepemc camp at Mount Polley to bear witness to the destruction following the collapse in August of the dam holding back a tailings pond.
Length: 14:45 minutes (13.51 MB)

Harper and Couillard: A dangerous combo for Quebec

Photo: CSN/refusons.org  Raynald Leblanc

Pour lire en français.

Quebec is indisputably an essential component in Canadian confederation. Of course, no one doubts this, especially since the national question is hardly a hot topic of discussion around the dinner table these days.

But to see Harper and Couillard’s efforts to have dirty oil shipped from Western Canada’s oil sands through Quebec, we have to wonder if we aren’t returning to Canada’s origins, with the building of the railroad to connect the British colonies for the benefit of English capitalists.

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| December 13, 2014
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