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Emilio Gagliardi
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Plants talk to each other using an internet of fungus.
Hidden under your feet is an information superhighway that allows plants to communicate and help each other out. It’s made of fungus
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So you think you know how the universe works? Wal Thornhill: An Electric Cosmology for the 21st Century | EU Workshop
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Why Vertical Farming Could Be On The Verge Of A Revolution -- And What's Keeping It Down
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Let's talk #YEGgarden Feb 4 at #GreenDrinksYEG! Get your tix: http://bit.ly/1womdLR
Green Drinks: Local Food DIY By far our most popular Green Drinks theme: Local Food. This year we take this to the root of the topic; Gardening! It doesn't get much more local. Come join us on Wednesday, March 4 to discuss how to localize your food at the core level; in your home. From seeds to permaculture to community gardens, this night is your chance to meet some amazing folks with a passion for dirt and green thumbs! WHAT IS GRE...
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Dear Friends,

I just signed the petition: Reject fear. Stop Stephen Harper’s "secret police" bill.

It would mean a lot to me if you took a moment to add your name because:

The Globe and Mail editorial board, which endorsed Stephen Harper and the Conservatives in the last election, has now accused Harper of using his new spying law to create a “secret police force” in Canada.[1]

The new law would give reckless and unnecessary powers to spy agencies and the RCMP, including the ability to detain people who haven’t committed any crime[2], with minimal oversight or democratic accountability. Yet, few politicians have been brave enough to reject Harper’s fear-mongering.

There’s little doubt that many MPs, including many Conservatives, are concerned about the outrageous laws and lack of oversight - but before they stand up to Harper, they need to know that people across Canada will speak out too. 

So we’ve got to ask ourselves: are we the kind of people who give up our freedoms to fear-mongers, or are we the kind of people who will defend our democracy?

Let’s reject fear. Sign the petition to stop the “secret police” bill and demand MPs start over with real oversight and proper safeguards.

FAQ: What will the laws mean?

-- The laws amount to a significant overreach into the lives of everyday Canadians. The laws will extend police force power to detain people on suspicion - including citizens who have committed no crime[2]. In taking measures to reduce a threat, the bill only instructs CSIS can’t kill or harm anyone, or “violate the sexual integrity of an individual.” [3]. Is everything else fair game?

-- Last year it was found that the Committee tasked with overseeing CSIS’ work, the Security Intelligence Review Committee, has not only been encountering delays in receiving information -- they also suggested that the agency had “seriously mislead” the committee, and “failed to proactively disclose highly relevant information”. [4] Canada is the only Western democracy without a high-level legislative oversight body[5]. Our oversight model isn't working, and with these laws, it will only get worse.

-- These laws risks criminalising speech, by making it illegal for anyone to advocate or “promote” terrorism. But here’s the unanswered question: how will this be interpreted in the real world?[6] Will this law be used to detain a small child, as happened recently in France?[7] What about a group of mum-and-dad protesters, who MPs might label “eco-terrorists”? Who gets to decide, and can we trust these people to make these decisions without proper oversight?

Last year a public backlash forced the Conservatives to take out some of the worst parts of the “Fair Election Act.” We can do it again. Let’s stand up and tell our MPs to reject fear, stop this “secret police” bill, and start over. Will you join us?

Sources: 
[1] Parliament must reject Harper’s secret policeman bill. Globe and Mail, February 1 2015. 
[2] Anti-terrorism powers: What's in the legislation? CBC News, January 30 2015. 
[3] Bill C-51 bars CSIS from committing 'bodily harm,' sexual violation, CBC, February 4 23015. 
[4] Tories' Anti-Terror Bill C-44 Extends CSIS Source Protection, Judicial Warrant Powers, Huffington Post, 27th October 2014. 
[5] Learn from CIA torture scandal, and let Parliament oversee Canada’s security services: Editorial, The Star, December 10 2014.
[6] How Ottawa’s new terrorism act could chill free speech. The Globe and Mail, February 5, 2015. 
[7] 8-year-old detained by police for saying he supported Charlie Hebdo attackers. The Star, January 29 2015. 
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Here's the link: http://you.leadnow.ca/petitions/reject-fear-stop-stephen-harper-s-secret-police-bill

Real change happens when everyday people like you and I come together and stand up for what we believe in. Together we can reach heaps of people and help create change around this important issue.

After you've signed the petition please also take a moment to share it with others. It's super easy – all you need to do is forward this email.

Thank you!
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So the best solution is: walk away for 100 years...TEPCO says they can decommission the reactors...lies on top of lies on top of lies. Thats nuclear energy brought to you be GE.
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Personal & Residential Sustainability Consultant, Scientist, Community Process Facilitator, Transformational Coach, Musical Performer, Web Developer
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  • Eco Evolver
    Technology geek, Community facilitator, Motivational performer, Holistic practitioner, Eco-Lifestyle Coach, Guerrilla Philanthropist, present
  • University of Alberta
  • Sustainable Forest Management Network
  • Axia Net Media Inc.
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Edmonton, AB, Canada
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Introduction
I am a social scientist and a community facilitator, a musical performer and an educator helping people awaken to their eco-consciousness so that we can harmonize our actions with our community, heal our relationship with our planet and align with the Universe. 

In order to promote the kinds of values and priorities needed to transition our culture away from carbon-based energy and a "Take-Make-Waste" economic model towards a sustainable "Borrow-Use-Replenish"model, I recently endorsed the Earth Charter.  

According to the Earth Charter, the "Earth Charter is now increasingly recognized as a global consensus statement on the meaning of sustainability, the challenge and vision of sustainable development, and the principles by which sustainable development is to be achieved. It is used as a basis for peace negotiations, as a reference document in the development of global standards and codes of ethics, as resource for governance and legislative processes, as a community development tool, as an educational framework for sustainable development, and in many other contexts."

I am also a partner of the SEED Network, which has proposed the following guiding principles:
  1. Advocate with those who have a limited voice in public life.
  2. Build structures for inclusion that engage stakeholders and allow communities to make decisions.
  3. Promote social equality through discourse that reflects a range of values and social identities.
  4. Generate ideas that grow from place and build local capacity.
  5. Design to help conserve resources and minimize waste.
I'm an ecotherapist and sustainability consultant that works with individuals and families that are passionate about reducing their carbon footprint and improving their well-being through healing their relationship with the planet.  I support and empower people as they transform from an ego- to an eco-centric perspective on life!

I started the company Eco Evolver to provide Climate Change literacy andconsulting services for individuals and households in Edmonton. There is a gap between the services offered by the municipality on the one hand, and the resources and motivation of the residents on the other.  Eco Evolver fills that gap by developing easy-to-use tools and resources that simplify the process of re-designing and living a carbon-reduced lifestyle.  In time, Eco Evolver is on a mission to find and support the next generation of eco-conscious residents.

I am always looking for new research in sustainable living, new collaboration opportunities, new music, and new allies so please feel free to contact me if you'd like to work with me.
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