Geoff Dembicki

Fighting Climate Change Means Protesting More Than Donald Trump

The following is an excerpt from the new book Are We Screwed?: How a New Generation is Fighting to Survive Climate Change by Geoff Dembicki (Bloomsbury USA, August 2017), available for purchase from Amazon and IndieBound:

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The Dark Side of an Enviro Superstar's Vision for the Future

[Editor's note: The Tyee's sustainability reporter Geoff Dembicki is on a months-long journalistic quest to answer the big question of his millennial generation: Are We Screwed? Find a complete list of his dispatches as they appear here.]

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A Future Green Utopia? Forget About It

[Editor's note: The Tyee's sustainability reporter Geoff Dembicki is on a months-long journalistic quest to answer the big question of his millennial generation: Are We Screwed? Find a complete list of his dispatches as they appear here.]

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10 Years After Trying to Live off the Grid, Farmer Wonders, 'What am I Doing Living on This Little Island?'

In spring 2003, Peter Janes decided to do something most people only dream of — that is, if they think about it at all. He left behind an academic education and the urban life that went with it to move to a small island off British Columbia's coast. Appalled at what he saw as industrial humankind's destruction of the natural world, Janes figured the most honest response was to build an alternative system: by producing his own food, building his own house and generating his own power.

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How the Toxic Tar Sands Industry Fuels the Ubiquitous Aluminum Can

Driving south from Vancouver, Canada, towards Seattle, the scenery is perfectly pastoral with rolling hills and grazing cows. But suddenly, dominating the horizon, the view is interrupted by a phalanx of refinery towers shooting white-gray plumes into the sky. These industrial spires of BP's Cherry Point refinery loom high over Whatcom county, a lush border region a little more than 100 kilometers north of Seattle.

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Kochs Profit from Canadian Eco-Nightmare

What do Tea Party rallies, Republican victories, climate-change deniers, Wisconsin's anti-union push, and attacks on a cap-and-trade market for carbon emissions have in common?

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Meet the Protest Groups at the Vancouver Olympics

This article was produced in collaboration with The Tyee, where it originally appeared.

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