We should really celebrate our small blue planet every day, but recent events give us particular cause to reflect on our home and how we’re treating it.
Human rights are vulnerable at a time when governments aggressively promote the interests of corporations over a healthy environment.
Bringing together contributions from over two dozen specialists in the field, this new fourth edition explains how the management process works; the variety of strategies used; the various technical and non-technical considerations that influence decisions; and the tradeoffs that must be made to accommodate a broad range of legitimate societal interests.
Rather than rationalizing our continued use of fossil fuels in the false belief that technology will enable us to carry on with our destructive ways, we really need governments, scientists and industry to start taking climate change and greenhouse gas emissions seriously.
Promote native habitats! The Nature Conservancy of Canada needs your help cleaning-up junk and invasive ornamentals from conservation lands in the Waterton Park Front.
Most cities in Canada and the U.S. are lacking in infrastructure to move millions of people safely and affordably. With some notable exceptions, such as Vancouver and Calgary, no successful rapid transit infrastructure projects have been built in Canadian cities for decades.
813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel […]
Countries where governments hold a tight rein on information, shut down or stifle research that runs counter to their priorities, and demonize and attack opponents are never good places to live. We have to make sure Canada doesn’t become one.
Energy is on everyone’s minds these days. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is determined to make Canada an energy superpower, fuelled mostly by Alberta’s tar sands.