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2003 Environmental Articles

The ATV and the Salamander

December 28, 2003 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Halifax, Nova Scotia. All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are running rampant. What can be done about it? Consider this: a new hovercraft has been developed that can take people wherever they want to […]

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2003 Environmental Articles

Speed Kills

December 21, 2003 Angela 0

By Angela Bischoff and Tooker Gomberg, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Following the 2 pedestrian deaths in Halifax 2 weeks ago, we submitted this piece to local papers. Last week, two women were killed by cars while […]

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2003 Environmental Articles

Halifax Phases Out Fossil Fuels

December 8, 2003 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Tooker gave a talk on how imagination and initiative could help Halifax to lead the country in phasing out fossil fuels. (Tooker lights up a cigarette and waits for […]

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2003 Environmental Articles

Video: Buy Nothing Day

November 29, 2003 Angela 0

(Video to be added.) By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Halifax, Nova Scotia. We’ve put together a short film about Buy Nothing Day and some of the conversations we’ve been having about it here in […]

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2003 Environmental Articles

The Myth that Canada is a Green Nation

October 23, 2003 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Halifax, Nova Scotia. West Coast Author David Boyd, in his book Unnatural Law, tackles the myth that Canada is a green nation. David Boyd dropped by Halifax’s Ecology Action Centre (EAC) in […]

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2003 Environmental Articles

Video: “Harrisment”

October 22, 2003 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg and Angela Bischoff, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Former right-wing premier of Ontario Mike Harris visited Halifax. We showed up with a camcorder and some embarrassing questions. This 4:49 video is the result.

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2003 Environmental Articles

Hurricane Ralph

September 30, 2003 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Tooker and Angela move to Halifax, Nova Scotia and a major hurricane moves in after them. I was riding my bicycle across the Macdonald Bridge, high above the Halifax […]

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2003 Environmental Articles

Plugged into Nature’s Grid

August 15, 2003 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Killaloe, Ontario. Living in a forest powered by the sun has benefits when the electricity grid fails. (Originally published in NOW Magazine.) Killaloe – I’m sitting in a cabin in the woods […]

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2003 Environmental Articles

In Praise of Pie-ing

July 9, 2003 Angela 0

By Tooker Gomberg, Edmonton, Alberta. The pie-ing of Alberta Premier Ralph Klein is a political statement in good taste. Congratulations, you who pie-ed Ralph Klein. It was a direct hit and well-executed. King Ralph surely […]

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