November 12, 2017: Eating, Consumption, and Energy Transition

I’m still thinking about the argument made by¬† Mercy for Animals¬†around going veg because it is less carbon-intensive than meat eating. That argument is sound. And, there are many other good reasons to become vegetarian or vegan, not the least…

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November 6, 2017: Unsettling the Staples Economy

Today, I spent some time thinking about how the exploitation of land and resources that has contributed to climate change is part of a more complicated set of problems informed by an extractivist world-view. This isn’t a new idea for…

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November 1, 2017: A Cold Beginning

#1. Shifts are always hard. Today, where I live in the world, which is Edmonton, Alberta, it is November 1st, 2017. We are shifting into winter. The snow is coming down. At home, the central heating kicks in for the…

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