Oil Removes the Toil – Sustainability in Castlegar

“Oil Removes the Toil” is the reason why mediocre businessmen can live like kings, even blue-collar workers sip lattes made from shade grown organic coffee beans grown in some far away jungle and drive SUV’s and pickups with 350 horsepower engines. Just think about what that means – the engine, fueled with oil, is equivalent to the pullling power of 350 horses.

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A Letter to the City of Castlegar

We have written another letter to Castlegar City Council. This one addresses our concerns regarding the planning and sustainability of the City and suggests 14 action points that can be commenced in the short-term to improve the viability of Castlegar in the long-term, for the full letter click here, otherwise, enjoy the fourteen action points below.

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BioFuels and Global Warming

We recently posted an article about global warming showing the average temperatures in 2008 across the globe. Whether or not we agree that this was caused by human interference in the atmosphere, it is clear that some things we do can help or hinder the process of attempting to stabilize the climate. Replacing fossil fuels with biofuels sounds like a good idea to calm down the Peak Oil folks, but it will just heat up the debate in the Climate Change camp…

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