December 22, 2017: “Free” Energy

(Image: Front Page Fold Over of Edmonton Journal: December 22, 2017) First one is free? This add, offering two months of free residential electricity and natural gas — because “that’s what neighbours do” in Alberta — makes me really curious…

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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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