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About Unintended Consequences Documentary Project

I'm Producing and directing a multi-platform documentary project on global energy called "Unintended Consequences".

New Unintended Consequences Website has arrived!

March 21, 2014 By: Matt Palmer First off, if you do not already follow this blog, please click the follow button on the right hand side of the page. You will then get emails when there is new content. After … Continue reading

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The Gift

This is a documentary I shot last year about dear friends of mine. Please feel free to share with anyone you think would benefit from this amazing perspective on life. Very inspiring. The Gift is a life affirming documentary about … Continue reading

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Mountain Photography

Here are a few more new images taken over the New Year break in Canmore, Alberta.

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Neil Young is Right

Originally posted on Susan on the Soapbox:
“Take a second to really look at what you hear.” – Neil Young, singer/songwriter Neil Young knows how to rile up a crowd.  In a 15 minute press conference* to kick off his…

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New Photographs and Restarting the Blog

November 6, 2013 By: Matt Palmer I have been absent for many months, as you may have noticed. This is due to a number of things, a combination of spending time working on some other projects, including the new Christopher … Continue reading

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Monbiot, Consumption, and Our Values

April 22, 2013 By Matt Palmer This article by George Monbiot “Let’s stop hiding behind recycling and be honest about consumption” illustrates one of the big challenges facing global society: consumption and the off shoring of emissions. Monbiot argues that countries claims … Continue reading

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Love and Light to Boston

April 15, 2013 By Matt Palmer I ran tonight in memory of all those in Boston, and for all those affected by the bombings at the marathon. I ran on the treadmill, watching the news, crying at points as the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Energy Blowback Get You Down

February 26, 2013 By Matt Palmer Woody Allen once said, “Time is natures way of keeping everything from happening at once.” Wouldn’t it be amazing if we knew everything at the same time, that the answers to our biggest problems … Continue reading

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Competing Solutions for the Energy System

February 20, 2012 By Matt Palmer I am linking two articles today, post State of the Union, that lay out solutions for dealing with the world’s growing energy challenges. Both writers, Bjorn Lomborg and Amory Lovins make good points and … Continue reading

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Creating Change in the Energy System

February 6, 2012 By Matt Palmer “The Art of System Thinking in Driving Sustainable Transformation” is a great article from The Guardian about how systems thinking can help in the design of sustainable systems. Change of the scale we need … Continue reading

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