Last time I emailed you from a Greyhound bus as I was heading to the Sunshine Coast for a little summer holiday. Since then I have been pretty busy. Starting a new job (pic of the building, pic of the view) and attending community events such as TechBrew in Kamloops. Thus, only one email this month.
A short trip to the Sunshine Coast
Remember that old CBC TV show The Beachcombers? That is where we went.
Nostalgic utopianism — a review of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus
In which I accuse Douglas Rushkoff of selling out, and denounce capitalism. Radical!
How a local citizen group took the fight against climate change into their own hands and installed solar panels on a bunch of public facilities.
Thoughts on Citizen Energy
My thoughts on the story above, with some references to what Germany is doing and the concept of the “right to the city.”
Quarterly review: FY16Q3
Some real literature, a couple of goats, and Creationist dinosaurs.
Costa Rica has gone 76 straight days using 100% renewable electricity Link →
2016 ya’ll Link →
Downsizing is about letting go of sentimentality. Like this guy I have had since I was a baby. [photo] Link →
So awesome! Forget downsizing! Link →
As usual, you can always email or tweet me with your reactions and comments. And, for new subscribers, check the archives to see letters from the past.