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SLOWest Winter Gathering, Saturday, February 13th @ 7:00 p.m.

Mark your calendar!



Sustainable Living Ottawa West has finalized the date and location for its next gathering: Saturday evening, February 13th at St. George's Church hall (415 Picadilly Ave. between Richmond Road and Byron).



This will be a pot luck celebration of what has begun in SLOWest and will feature some tastes of what the project groups are up to as well as some music, stories, poems, etc.



Stay tuned - more details to come… Continue

Posted on January 15, 2010 at 7:17pm — 2 Comments

A Youthful Canadian Voice from Copenhagen

Josée Madéia took to the trees at a young age and has been interested in political and democratic institutions since schoolhood. The youth environmental movement has been her home and field of study--she recently completed her M.A. in political sociology--and she's worked with youth, feminist and environmental NGOs and on local enviro-projects in Ottawa and Halifax. She's a member of the Canadian Youth Delegation that attended the 15th Conference of the Parties, the climate talks, in… Continue

Posted on December 21, 2009 at 6:07pm

Final Hours Inside the Bella Centre

We're receiving periodic reports today from another person inside the Bella Centre and will post them as soon as we receive them.



Saturday December 19th, 9:00 a.m.



When the president introduced the deal text he heard from Tuvalu and then was about to adjourn when the deputy secretary of the UNfccc indicated there was a point of order from someone. With the microphone on he indicated there was not and gavelled the meetung closed. Venezuala and others then… Continue

Posted on December 19, 2009 at 8:21am

Down to the Wire Inside the Bella Centre 5

We're receiving periodic reports today from another person inside the Bella Centre and will post them as soon as we receive them.

Friday 3:00 p.m.

Currently no deal - we have had a look at a draft political text and there is no agreement on same. Brazil openly critical of Danes and Un, Obama : utlimatum - package or nothing (mitigation, financing, transparency, accountability)

Not looking good.

Posted on December 18, 2009 at 8:49am

From Copenhagen December 17-18

Brock Carlton, a friend and colleague is in Copenhagen for the UN Climate Conference and sends a daily reflection.



Copenhagen December 17-18, 2009



“what is in [ that cave] is whatever you bring with you when you come out”

Yoda to Luke Skywalker: Star Wars, Return of the Jedi



Harry Chapin writes about life being a circle, and Joanie Mitchell sings about life being a circle game: we are “captive on a carrousel of time”. But, there are… Continue

Posted on December 18, 2009 at 8:48am

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