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Jan 21, 2022

Vasily Yablokov is a staff member of Greenpeace in St. Petersburg. He notes that there has been a significant change in Russian public opinion about climate change during the past two years -- but that nevertheless the majority of the population remains rather oblivious to the issue, though Russia is the country that...


Jan 20, 2022

Sandra Leigh Lester advises architects about ways of making buildings more sustainable, healthful, and beneficial for the wider community. Claire Adamson is a retired architect in Montreal. They both have issues with the fashionable ways of renovating homes. Adamson dislikes the trend toward "open kitchens." Lester says...


Jan 18, 2022

Ashrith Domun in a chemical engineer working on the de-carbonization of vehicles. Craig Smith is a retired engineer who served as president of a construction corporation and more recently cao-authored a book with William Fletcher: "Reaching Net Zero..” Ashrith reports that the larger the vehicle, the more difficult...


Jan 14, 2022

Michael Lynk is a law professor and the current Special Rapporteur on the situation of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories. For almost six years he has observed the plight of that community, but without visiting the Occupied Territories at all; the government of Israel refuses to allow a representative of the...


Jan 14, 2022

Tom Green is the leader of Vesta, an organization that is planning to grind olivine down to sand-size, then sprinkle it in the oceans just off the beaches, where water is not deep. The waves will roll the grains of olivine around and hasten its dissolution into the water. This will change the (now excessive) carbonic...