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More Powerful: D-Rev’s Design Revolution

More Powerful: Almonte’s hydro-powered revival

Special Screening of Powerful: Energy for Everyone

Power and Energy – Radio discussion

I participated in a live internet radio show with my friend Cara MacMillan on her Voice America show Demand More.
We talk about energy options, the pros and cons of each, and why I came to the conclusion that renewable energy is the way to go, not just for environmental and social reasons, but for economic [...]

Sharing news from a fellow traveller

One of my core philosophies — Living Lightly — has at its heart the belief that you cannot and need not be able to do everything yourself. Our world is full of generous, like-minded people — fellow travellers — who are ready and willing to share what they’ve learned. Organic gardening, cycling in winter, insulating [...]

Powerful Interviews: Paul McKay

It’s OK to change course, when you are choosing a better one

I am reminded today of a favourite quotation from John Maynard Keynes, the maligned and now rediscovered British economist. I had the opportunity to live in his former house — now the “Keyneside” student residence of Clare Hall at Cambridge University —  while taking my masters degree in international relations. Okay, that is completely irrelevant, [...]

Obama, the power shift and investing in Films for Change

The inauguration of President Barack Obama has shown us two things: First, that the desire for positive change can manifest itself as an unstoppable force of hope and optimism. Second, that millions of ordinary people coming together to pool their energy and resources can ultimately overpower a legion of vested interests who are working to [...]