Exploring Sustainability Beyond Carbon Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Time: 7:30 – 10:00 am
Location: Senate and Board Chamber, Wilfrid Laurier University

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Occupy movement demands fresh thinking — for our grandchildren – Science Matters

The laws of physics tell us we can’t build a rocket that will travel faster than the speed of light, that gravity governs objects on Earth, and that perpetual motion…Globalization does not encourage the highest standards for workers, communities, or ecosystems. Instead, corporations often go for the lowest standards of medical care, wages, and environmental regulations because it’s all about maximizing profit.

US Oil Spill Swells BC First Nations Opposition to Tar Sands Pipeline and Tankers

CALGARY, AB – Enbridge‘s pipeline and tanker project to British Columbia’s coast isn’t going to happen. BC First Nations made this message very clear to Enbridge Inc’s executives and shareholders on May 5th at the Metropolitan Conference Center in downtown Calgary. “We’re not going to risk oil spills into our rivers,” said Terry Teegee, Vice…

Conservatives plan tough restrictions on smog

The Conservative government’s $2-billion plan for the environment will introduce rigid regulations on smog-causing pollutants, but will likely be far less tough on greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change, according to people familiar with the legislation.