“Strange days indeed, most peculiar Mama” – John Lennon Nobody Told Me – 1977
Surely Lennon would be adding new verses this month.
“Republicans on heroin. Lakota hold the line. Nazis in the bathroom, or in a White House slot. They overbuilt in China, so finish what you’ve got.”
And with recreational cannabis now legal in California, leading cities are putting on their green banker’s visors and getting ready to pass the proverbial peace pipe.
“… a Public Bank for Ganja, and I ain’t too surprised.”
The time has come to “Stash Your Cannabis Cash in Public Bank of Santa Rosa”. So writes Marc Armstrong, a founding member of the Transition Sonoma Valley Steering Team, in the North Bay Business Journal. Continue reading Sonoma’s First Public Bank of Ganja
Over the objections of our most selfish factions, human beings across the planet are finally beginning to unite in cooperation to fight climate change. At all levels, from global to local, a new governance framework for climate action is materializing.
Saturday’s decision by China and the US, the world’s two biggest greenhouse gas emitters, to ratify the landmark Paris COP21 accord on climate change heralds a new era of global cooperation on limiting emissions.
In California last week, our legislature, including local Assemblyman Bill Dodd, reversed their previous votes and narrowly passed SB32, locking in Governor Brown’s ambitious, but necessary climate action goals through 2030.
In Sonoma on Thursday night, Dodd said that what changed his mind
Continue reading GHG Limits – We Know What We Need To Do