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2001 Environmental Articles

Smog Smarts

June 5, 2001 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Toronto, Canada. As we choke our way through downtown traffic, is there hope for a sustainable city? (Originally published in NOW Magazine.) As we choke our way through downtown traffic this summer […]

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2001 Environmental Articles

Liberated in Quebec City

May 17, 2001 Angela 0

By Angela Bischoff, Toronto, Canada. Angela tells of her liberation in Quebec City. “Honest Mom, I was just standing there on the street.” “Well you’re lucky you’re not here right now or I’d give you […]

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2001 Environmental Articles

Silenced by a Plastic Bullet

May 17, 2001 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Ste.-Claire-de-Bellechasse, PQ. Shot by police at the Quebec City protest in April 2001, Eric Laferriere’s voice was crushed. Will you use yours to speak out? (Originally published in NOW Magazine.) I’m sitting […]

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2001 Environmental Articles

Tooker’s Prison Diary

May 9, 2001 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Toronto, Canada. Tooker reflects on time spent in jail following events in Quebec City. (Originally published in NOW Magazine.) Nine of us were jammed shoulder-to-shoulder in the “salad basket,” the “panier à […]

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2001 Environmental Articles

Planet Earth Up in Smoke

April 19, 2001 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Toronto, Canada. Burning the planet at both ends will only bring the darkness sooner. We no longer wonder if the world will end with a bang or a whimper. […]

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2001 Environmental Articles

Asleep at City Hall

March 5, 2001 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Toronto, Canada. Tooker is rudely awakened – and doesn’t like what he sees. I am jolted from my sleep by the sound of shoveling snow. Opening my eyes, I panic- someone is […]

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2001 Environmental Articles

A Friction to the Machine

February 1, 2001 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Toronto, Canada. Getting arrested is a time-honoured way to bring change. “We need to get arrested more often,” Daniel blurts to the clutch of eco-types gathered in a Montreal bar. We had […]

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2001 Environmental Articles

Of Coppers, Knippers, and Composters

January 12, 2001 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, World Citizen, Toronto, Canada. Fighting for peace, Tooker is deported to Toronto to fight for compost and biogas. As I enter the jumbo jet, I’m struck by the fact that it’s empty. […]

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