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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Call That a Budget?

February 25, 1997 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Montreal, Canada. An eco critique and proposal for the federal budget. “We will do whatever we can to create jobs” I heard federal Finance Minister Paul Martin say the […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Cuba Has Lessons for Canada’s Energy Minister

February 13, 1997 Angela 0

CHRETIEN SENT THE WRONG MINISTER TO CUBA An Open Letter to the Prime Minister by Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff Cuba’s environmental revolution gets top grades. Dear Prime Minister Chrétien: While in Havana a few […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Cuba: An Island Apart

February 7, 1997 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Cuba. Cuba’s social and economic revolutions are impressive. Travelling, at its best, can shatter prejudices. For example, in North America it is widely believed that in order to live […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Cuban Cyclists Were Our Fellow Travellers

January 14, 1997 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Cuba. Bicycle touring through Cuba’s countryside. On the first night of our bicycle trip to Cuba, the forbidden island, we were awakened by a powerful thunderstorm. As water poured down in sheets […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Taming Traffic for More Livable Cities

January 8, 1997 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Montreal, Canada. Calming traffic liberates people. Here’s a New Year’s Quiz: If the police asked you and your neighbours what your biggest policing concern was, what would the answer be? As a […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Lost in Cyberspace or Something New Under the Sun

December 21, 1996 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Montreal, Canada. Winter Solstice on the Internet. My last column caused a bit of a stir. Shortly after posting it I received an email accusing me of “hemisphereism”. “You have made a […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Volleyball and a Solstice Epiphany

December 18, 1996 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Montreal, Canada. Let volleyball be a lesson in peace. Rejoice! This Sunday, darkness will slowly give way to light. Saturday, the winter solstice, is the shortest day of the year, and a […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Global Russian Roulette

December 3, 1996 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Montreal, Canada. Spacecraft pose catastrophic nuclear threat. Something fell from the sky Sunday night, and it wasn’t a lucky star. News stories reported how the Mars space probe “harmlessly” crashed back to […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Dances with Bagels

November 16, 1996 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Montreal, Canada. Montreal’s great growing pains. To survive in Montreal one must learn a special dance. The dance of the jaywalker. Apparently the word doesn’t exist in French. If you’re here, and […]

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1996-1997 Environmental Articles (while traveling in various parts of North America, including Cuba)

Extinction is Forever

October 23, 1996 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Montreal Canada. The World Conservation Union eats Caribou while species disappear. Bring together 2500 environmentalists and what do they talk about? Aliens. What do they distribute? Photos of John Bobbitt’s severed penis. […]

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