Friday, October 3, 2008
This is a cool website I came across that reflects my own sensibilities in this election. It’s a strategic voting tool to help you decide which candidate to support in your riding who represents the best environmental policies.
Go check our your local candidates, and some of the contested ridings. Elizabeth May’s Central Nova riding will be an interesting race to watch.
Saturday, March 22, 2008
Apparently a law was passed in California 30 years ago making it a criminal offence for a tree to block solar panels.
Let that thought percolate in your brain for a second…
Why would someone pass such a law? Trees clean the air we breathe, and provide habitat for birds and animals. Solar power is a clean, renewable source of energy. These are both good things, so why would solar panels be considered more important? So important, that blocking one with a tree in California could earn you a fine and a criminal record.
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