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Green Time TV: Are Government Agencies Protecting Our Environment?

on Thu, 06/14/2012 - 5:28pm

Are Government Agencies Protecting Our Environment?

Sometimes government agencies introduce the right regulations at the right times to minimize technological impacts on the environment.  At other times, agencies don’t do such a good job.

Black & Green Wed, June 6, 2012 — Sustainable Living

on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 3:32pm
06/06/2012 - 7:00pm

Black & Green Wed, June 6, 2012 — Sustainable Living

Black & Green Wednesday FORUM: Sustainable Living

WHEN: 7 pm, Wednesday June 6, 2012

WHERE: Legacy Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union)

*         Sharita Davis, Wellness Tempo

*         Bonnie Boime, St. Louis Animal Rights Team

*         Tom Braford, Culver Way Ecovillage

*         Bobbie Sykes, Midtown Mamas

*         Barbara Chicherio, Gateway Green Alliance [moderator]

Green Time TV - Do Psychotropic Drugs Damage the Environment and Users?

on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 9:07am

by Don Fitz

Medical treatment is not environmentally neutral.  So, when treatment is unnecessary, the result is damage with no benefit.  The sickness industry is responsible for mining and processing the raw material that goes into equipment and buildings that provide diagnoses, treatments and hospitalizations.  Some of these do not help us or even leave us in worse shape than we were before.  Construction and parking lots for insurance and other medical-related buildings contribute to storm water runoff and overproduction of cement, one of the worst causes of CO2 emissions.

05/05/2012 - 12:00pm

Green Time TV: Health Care in Cuba: Lower Cost and Environmental Protection

on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 10:52am

by Don Fitz

Can poor countries get quality health care without the expense and  environmental damage of a US health care model?  It is impossible for them to afford the massive buildings and parking lots that characterize US insurance companies and sickness institutions. But Cuba, has a life expectancy equal to the US at a fraction of the cost.

Green Time TV - Contemplating Green Technologies

on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 2:57pm

How could a $20 light bulb cost less than a $1.48 one?  Ideas for green living are popping up everywhere.  Right now, light bulbs are a glowing issue.  We all know that fluorescent bulbs are far more efficient than the incandescent ones that are being phases out.  But no sooner than we get used to one new light bulb than LEDs take over.

Alternatives to the Disaster of Fossil Fuels

on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 11:20am

Come at 7:00 pm (or before), Wednesday, March 7, 2012 to Legacy Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union) 63108.  Join the Greens for a panel discussion on “Alternatives to the Disaster of Fossil Fuels.”  Speakers will include

·     Barbara Chicherio, Gateway Green Alliance [moderator]

·     Charles Quincy Troupe, Amalgamated Transit Union

·     Azim Aziz, AAA Computer Solutions LLC

·     David Henry, Urban Conceptualizer

·     Craig Jacobson, Climate Action

03/07/2012 - 7:00pm

Black & Green Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012

on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 5:34pm
02/01/2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Black & Green Wednesday

FORUM: The World Financial Crisis

WHEN: 7 pm, Wednesday February 1, 2012

WHERE: Legacy      Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union)

*       Fredric Raines, Washington University, Occupy St. Louis

*       Reynaldo Anderson, Harris-Stowe State University

*       Zenobia Thompson, Peoples World

*       Rhonda Scott, Penrose Neighborhood Association

*       Don Fitz, Gateway Green Alliance [moderator]

World Food Day at Monsanto World Headquarters

on Fri, 10/21/2011 - 3:26pm

 World Food Day at Monsanto World Headquarters

Check out our Photos by Don Fitz and Barbara Chicherio

World Food Day at Monsanto World Headquarters

on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 4:11pm

It ain't easy organizing anti-Monsanto pickets in St. Louis, where it seems that every other person has a relative, neighbor or friend who works for the corporate demon and is worried about its retaliation. Nevertheless, the Gateway Green Alliance and Safe Food Action St. Louis planned a demonstration as part of the October 16, 2011 World Food Day and Millions Against Monsanto nation-wide events put together by the Organic Consumers Association.

10/16/2011 - 12:00pm

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