development

Oil & Water: Transforming Relationships in the Oil Sands

Oil & Water: Transforming Relationships in the Oil Sands

An interactive event exploring the various dimensions of oil-sands development in Northern Alberta, and their influence on our environment, economy and society.

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Burlington: Our Energy Future

Burlington: Our Energy Future

HHEAT Building Community Power Co-operatively Workshop in Burlington! THE HHEAT 3rd and final introductory workshop will be part of the Burlington Green’s AGM.

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Building Community Power Co-operatively

Building Community Power Co-operatively

The Hamilton Halton Energy Awareness Team (HHEAT) presents Building Community Power Co-operatively!

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Development Without Destruction

Development Without Destruction

In his engaging and practical book Development Without Destruction: The UN and Global Resource Management, Nico Schrijver shows how the UN developed into a hub for natural resource management by default, not by design. As this comprehensive contribution to the UN Intellectual History Project series recounts, the Charter of the United Nations does not discuss natural resources and does not enshrine environmental conservation. The apparent ‘default’ status of UN resource management efforts has provided critics of the UN with plenty of ammunition over the years. In this makeshift context, co-ordination failures and public relations slip-ups have occasionally undermined the environmental efforts of an alphabet soup of UN specialized agencies and programs.
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Secret deal compromises Canada

Secret deal compromises Canada

The Conservative government

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Environment minister asked to save Alberta plants facing extinction

Environment minister asked to save Alberta plants facing extinction

A coalition of environmental groups has asked the federal environment minister to protect two plants at risk of extinction due to rapid development in Alberta.

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