Archive for September, 2009


Land Institute President Wes Jackson announced as new Post Carbon Institute Fellow

posted September 28, 2009

Land Institute President Wes Jackson announced as new Post Carbon Institute Fellow Published Mon, 09/28/2009 – 07:00 by Energy Bulletin (http://www.energybulletin.net) Click on the headline (link) for the full text. Many more articles are available through the Energy Bulletin homepage From the Post Carton Institute website: Wes Jackson is one of the foremost figures in the […]

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Climate Crisis Cassandras?

posted September 28, 2009

Paul Krugman offers a timely analysis of some of the reasons for our inadequate response to the crisis of climate change.

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International Day of Climate Action

posted September 27, 2009

Join us October 24th, Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 West River Road, 10 am to 11:45 am. 350.0rg Connect with others in our community and thousands of communities across the planet who are building a movement to lift public awareness about Global Warming. Let’s show the world what Tucson is doing to make policymakers aware […]

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A Child Speaks to Power

posted September 27, 2009

Please listen to this powerful appeal to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development by a young woman of 13, wise beyond her years: http://media.causes.com/510213

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting

posted September 26, 2009

Sustainable Tucson’s General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 10th at the Joel Valdez Main Library Downtown, 101 N. Stone Avenue. Doors will open at 5:30 pm. Under the direction of the Sustainable Tucson Data & Analysis Working Group (DAG), we’ll take a look at the use of scenarios, GIS and mapping resources. Dr. […]

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Made in America Jobs Event

posted September 21, 2009

Meeting to develop support for green jobs and clean energy being organized by Repower America. Ward 3 Office, 1510 E. Grant Road. For more information about the national campaign visit http://www.repowera merica.org/ page/event/ detail/4jvb2

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Critical Perspective on Climate Activism

posted September 17, 2009

Here’s a rather impressive bit of reflection by Adam Sacks on “the fallacy of climate activism”  http://www.grist.org/article/2009-08-23-the-fallacy-of-climate-activism. He says: “in the 20 years since we climate activists began our work in earnest, the state of the climate has become dramatically worse, and the change is accelerating–this despite all of our best efforts. Clearly something is […]

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FREE Film Showings of The World According to Monsanto

posted September 16, 2009

The GMO Free Project of Tucson, www.gmofreeprojectoftucson.org, presents another Two FREE film showings of: The World According to Monsanto Thursday, September 24, 2009 at the Crossroads Theatre, Grant and Swan 6:30pm and 9:00pm Please bring a can of organic or non-GMO food to donate to the Community Food Bank.

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting

posted September 16, 2009

The General Meeting of Sustainable Tucson will be held in the Joel Valdez Main Library, Downtown, 101 N. Stone Ave. The meeting will profile three local and sustainable cooperatives, with a theme of “Co-operating for Sustainability.”  The Watershed Management Group, the Green Retrofit Co-op and the Gardening Co-op at the Food Bank’s Community Food Resource […]

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Premiere of WaveLengths:Sustainability

posted September 12, 2009

What kind of innovative approaches are scientists taking to help mankind protect the planet and live more sustainably? WaveLengths: Sustainability — the season premiere of the science program from Arizona Public Media – explores some of the cutting edge research scientists are using to look for solutions for more responsible use of the planet’s natural […]

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Fall Tucson Area Farm & Ranch Tours

posted September 12, 2009

Join us for a true local food producer experience! Did you see the films Fresh or Food Inc. this summer? It’s time to know where your food comes from. This is an opportunity to see our local food at the source. Are you ready for a great tour of three locations led by the farmers […]

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Food & Agriculture Work Group meeting

posted September 8, 2009

The Sustainable Tucson Working Group on Food & Agriculture will meet for our regular monthly meeting on September 16, from 5:45 – 8 pm at the Woods Memorial Library on 1st Ave, south of Prince. Special presentation by Vanessa Bechtol, Executive Director, Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance, on local and heritage foods. Followed by regular […]

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Van Jones’s Ousting: A Wake-Up Call for Green Economy Advocates

posted September 8, 2009

Van Jones’s Ousting: A Wake-Up Call for Green Economy Advocates Published 09/07/2009 on Energy Bulletin (http://www.energybulletin.net) by Aaron G. Lehmer A dear friend of the earth, a staunch defender of justice, and a bold champion for a solar-powered America has just been forced out of the Obama Administration through a clever campaign of deceit, malice, […]

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Communications Workshop

posted September 7, 2009

Learn about Building Relationships: New Communication Tools to Transform Your Group, Organization, and Community Learn about powerful new processes for: * Non-hierarchical organization * Effective coalitions * Inclusive communications * Group decision making * Productive meetings Effective communication — the key to success. In stressful, swiftly changing times, it is more challenging and vital than […]

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Artisans’ Farm

posted September 3, 2009

Everyone is welcome to come enjoy the ever-growing display of Artisans! Taking place in the outer-space surrounding \’4th & 4th\’- right in the Heart of Tucson. Hosting Musical/Performance Acts on our main-shaded porch. A variety of local arts and crafts vendors will be present, as well with their works up for purchase- a great place […]

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