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Where is the Big Green World going? – Globe 2016 Highlights

March 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Attending huge eco conferences where people jet in from all over the planet to discuss sustainability can feel counter-intuitive. And this year’s Globe 2016 conference in Vancouver, which I attended with Unicycle Creative client London Drugs, certainly offered moments of irony. Yet from the opening presentation, delivered by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to the closing […]

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OPEC Low Low Prices Just Another Global Squeeze Play Coming to Town

December 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments


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Metro 2040 – The best regional plan you never heard of.

November 21st, 2014 · No Comments

If you didn’t know we had a 25-year regional plan, don’t feel bad. Most people’s brains rust over when faced with terms like ‘Regional Context’ and ‘Transportation Demand Strategies’. But ‘Metro Vancouver 2040 – Shaping Our Future‘ is a plan so thorough, it was adopted unanimously in 2011 by 21 municipalities, a treaty First Nation,  […]

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3 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About Our Waste – From Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Conference

September 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

As a sustainability marketer, I attend a variety of events that wouldn’t get most people off their couch. To be honest, I thought the Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference 2014 might be one of those, as I pictured a room full of trash academics debating diversion rates. But it turned out to be a lot […]

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Muzzling scientists has been tried before, but it never works for long.

September 4th, 2014 · No Comments

It was the early 1600’s. The Catholic Church, ie, government of the day, was opposed to the radical new idea that the earth was NOT the center of the Universe.  The Copernican view, that the Earth revolves around the sun, was considered heresy. The infamous radical astronomer Galileo (himself a Catholic) was tried by the […]

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BC’s Mining Industry Running With Its Tailings Between Its Legs

August 6th, 2014 · No Comments

The Mount Polley Mine Environmental Disaster, as it’s soon and forevermore likely to be known, has thrown into sharp focus the incredible liability the mining industry faces whenever they decide to store a toxic swamp full of lead, cadmium, arsenic and whatever other delightful chemical combinations these elements can create. (Which is pretty much every […]

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You Are Here. A Sustainability Literacy Presentation

April 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

On April 16, 2014 I was honoured to be asked to present at the University of The Fraser Valley’s inaugural Graphic and Digital Design Portfolio Show. For those that attended, here are links to some of the resources I mentioned in my talk. For the other 6,999,999,850 or so of you who missed it, the […]

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Tags: Events · Green Creative · Green in the Economic Downturn · Green Points of View · Green Politics · Uncategorized · Unicycle Case Studies

Dear Christy Clark – I have a new provincial slogan for you: Super, Fracktural BC

April 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

An open letter to BC Premier Christy Clark – April 7, 2014 Dear Christy May I call you Christy? It seems appropriate, given your warm, woman-of-the-people style of governing. I’m a soccer parent too, so that puts us on the same sidelines, wouldn’t you say? Anyhow, it’s about this Bill 4 thing. You know, the […]

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Digital meets ink. Drawing the complex texture of Gastown.

July 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

  In 2011 I worked on the branding and launch of an innovative condo home development in Vancouver’s Gastown area, on the edge of the Downtown Eastside. Part of that assignment involved sketching some of the sights and scenes of the neighbourhood, in as genuine a way as possible. Rediscovering the scans of these images […]

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A global climate deal by any other name would sell so much sweeter.

December 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

To be successful, a Global Climate Treaty needs a better name than Kyoto. (Sorry, Kyoto)

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