Author archive:
Chris Turner

June 2012
Calgary Reconsidered
Six truths about the city that’s no longer, simply, Cowtown
April 2012
On Tipping in Cuba
In which the writer discovers the uncomfortable socio-macroeconomics of the cheap beach vacation
October 2011
The Farms Are Not All Right
The growing gap between what they produce and what they earn is driving many farmers off the land. The crisis in Canadian farming
May 2010
The New Grand Tour
Greetings from twenty-first-century Europe, where new ideas, new technologies, and better ways of living are flourishing
October 2009
The Age of Breathing Underwater
Environmentalists have long struggled to save Nature from humanity’s negligence — and still we’ve reached the brink of catastrophe. How can we learn to thrive in the climate we’ve created? The answer begins beneath the sea‚Ķ
June 2009
An Inconvenient Talk
Dave Hughes’s guide to the end of the fossil fuel age
January 2009
Feed-In Frenzy
A simple green tariff has transformed Germany. Why isn’t Canada following suit?
December 2008
Twilight in Tacheles
A legendary East Berlin art collective, fifteen years on
May 2008
The Earthship Has Landed
Michael Reynolds’ quest for sustainable structures
September 2007
On Strawberry Hill
The hippie exodus to Canada from the United States was not a mass migration, but it was close. Is it time to rethink this period, then and now?
September 2006
Greening Giant?
A sprawling Indian metropolis spawns an eco-construction trend
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