Vote for the Environment!

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.

http://www.voteforenvironment.ca |

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.

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Why don’t intelligent people represent us in politics?

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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