food miles


A very pale shade of green

The BBC brings us a short article about carbon footprints by environmental author-consultant Mike Berners-Lee, who brings the rewarding news that “we can actually afford to chill out about certain carbon footprints, which aren’t as bad as many of us might think.”


The United Nations: beacon of hope, or cesspool on the East River?

Must-reads: John Ibbitson on the boomers’ lament; Rosie DiManno on Afghanistan’s disabled; Colby Cosh on “food miles”; Janet Bagnall on Plan B; Thomas Walkom on Ontario’s industrial future.