Al Gore Connects the Dots

“We’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in
ways that destroy the planet. Every bit of that’s got to change.”

A Generational Challenge to Repower America, Thursday, July 17, 2008.

  • We’re so screwed – this douchebag wants us to zip around in electric cars and build power lines from solar and wind rich areas to areas of existing development. Hah!

    He is trying to weasel a way for ‘Merica to keep growing its energy use (which has been what drove our constantly expanding economy for so long).

    Unfortunately, the gig is up! He’ talking about all of this meta level crap, but the reality is that the way we occupy the landscape is now a non-starter. It simply does not work without cheap energy.

    Why is the environmental community such a bunch of suckers?


Clitoral Mass Rises

Clitoral Mass last night brought out more than 200 women for a 32-mile ride throughout Los Angeles. The ride brought out women from out of state, the Eastside, from different parts of the city – I heard some from came from Gardena and the westside – and even to the surprise of seasoned riders a […]

SMMoA: Free Screening of Bogotá Change

SMMoA presents a FREE screening of Bogotá Change, a fast-paced portrait of a city on the move. The film chronicles the terms of Mayors Antanas Mockus and Enrique Peñalosa, who proactively transformed Bogotá, Colombia in less than 10 years. From mimes in place of traffic police to a burst of bicycle paths and green spaces, […]

Los Angeles Eco-Village Tour

TOURS of L.A. Eco-Village: Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 2 to 4:30 pm Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 2 to 4:30 pm Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 2 to 4:30 pm Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 2 to 4:30 pm Reservations required: 213/738-1254 or Fee: $10 per person (sliding scale ok) Tour details at: […]

We’ll Find a Place in the Sun…

Over and over again, I hear from transportation planners and leaders at LADOT, Metro, and beyond that Livable Streets projects can’t move forward because we would take away space from cars.  If you follow that view, you’re basically saying that the people that use their cars are the ones doing the right things, living their […]

Pasadena: Bike In Movie Night

Remember the drive-in? Pasadena hosts a bike-in on May 17th! See the reel on two wheels! Ride with us to One Colorado Courtyard from the Pasadena Cyclery to watch Napolean Dynamite on the big screen, on your bike! Enjoy beverages from New Belgium Brewery and goodies from Whole Foods and the Peddler’s Creamery! Spend the […]