Will common sense prevail in the Comox Valley?

That the Courtenay-Comox Sewage Commission shelved its multi-million dollar sewerage project this summer comes as no surprise. For nearly two years, Comox Valley citizens have implored the commission and regional district engineers to consider less expensive and more...
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Must we go to Mars to appreciate Earth?

When Earthlings first saw photos of our planet taken in space, it sparked a flowering of awareness that all humanity shares a common home – our inexpressibly beautiful and fragile blue dot. Our annual celebration of Earth Day arose from this new consciousness, and...

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Trump's musical set list for climate denying speeches

The crazy people over at McSweeney’s Internet Tendency had some thoughts about the military band playing soft jazz while President Nut Job backed out of a deal to save our one and only planet.

SET LIST FOR THE BAND AT PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ROSE GARDEN SPEECH ANNOUNCING THE UNITED STATES PULLING OUT OF THE GLOBAL CLIMATE ACCORD

“Celebratory mood in the White House Rose Garden for Paris announcement. A jazz band is playing.” — Jonathan Swan, Axios

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“Heat Wave” – Martha and the Vandellas

“Hot in Herre” – Nelly

“The Heat is On” – Glenn Frey

“Hotter Than Hell” – Kiss

“Burning Down the House” – Talking Heads

“I Melt With You” – Modern English

“I’m Not Dead (I’m in Pittsburgh) – Frank Black

“Coal Miner’s Daughter” – Loretta Lynn

“Smoke on the Water” – Deep Purple

“Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – The Platters

“Drown in My Own Tears” – Ray Charles

“Eve of Destruction” – Barry McGuire

“(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” – Blue Öyster Cult

“It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” – R.E.M.

Can biofuels save us?

To wean vehicles off gasoline, should we bet on energy sources from electricity or biofuels?

In this article, the author argues that done right biofuels can help stall the climate apocalypse.

Lame Joke Du Jour

A Texan oil baron went to the dentist for a check up.

“I’m pleased to say your teeth are just fine,” said the dentist. “I know,” replied the oilman, “but drill anyway. I feel lucky.”

Need a laugh? Check out our archive of lame jokes.

Thought Du Jour

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.”

— John Muir

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