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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Vietnam and the War in the Streets

May 29, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Hanoi, Vietnam. From sustainable to motorized transportation in five short years. The American military, during the war in Vietnam, inaugurated a new form of war. It became known as […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Chinese Solutions to Some Puzzling Problems

May 15, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Nanning, China. Styrofoam and honking have been banned for the benefit of the community. Though we never actually saw the white dragon, we heard its tale. The story goes […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Bridge Over the Language Barrier

May 8, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Wuzhou, China. Travelling in foreign lands is a challenge, but we have some tips. We had been warned that traveling in China would be very difficult. We were told […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Chinese Food for Thought

May 7, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Guangzhou, China. Food markets in China can be a vegetarian’s nightmare. Travelling by bicycle in China you are not alone. With a population of 1.2 billion, everybody seems to […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Clean Electricity Doesn’t Cost the Earth

April 20, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Hong Kong. Can industrializing countries leapfrog the West’s fossil fuel addiction? Flick on the lights, crank up the air conditioner and think about electricity. Without it, modern living would […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Big Mac’s Attack on Free Speech

April 18, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Hong Kong. McDonald’s gets snared by 2 London activists who refuse to be bullied. There we were. A handful of activists distributing leaflets outside Hong Kong’s busiest McDonald’s restaurant. […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Island of the Walkers

March 18, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Lamma Island, Hong Kong. Car-free Lamma Island is paradise alongside the hustle of Hong Kong. Don’t try this while riding your bicycle. Close your eyes and imagine your neighbourhood […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Energy and the Winds of Change

March 3, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Hong Kong. An interview with energy guru Amory Lovins. It’s hard to imagine our lives without electricity. It’s the invisible stuff of “civilization” keeping our buildings cool, our spaces […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

The Streets of Taiwan

January 22, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. From the hordes of screaming scooters to the endangered marshes of the black-faced spoonbill. After thirty six hours rocking and rolling through the East China Sea from […]

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1997-1998 Environmental Articles (while traveling in Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan)

Hungry? Just Look for a Swastika

January 19, 1998 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Eating veggie-style in Taiwan. Being a vegetarian in Taiwan has been a shock. As we roam the bustling streets we’re assaulted by heaps of octopus tentacles, piles […]

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