Food For Thought is a feast for the senses! Enjoy 20+ local food and beverage sampling stations where you’ll taste Calgary’s finest ingredients while mingling with chefs and farmers. Continue reading REAP’s 7th Annual Food For Thought
A diversified economy and citizens’ right to a healthy environment are more important than short-term profits for multinational corporations. Continue reading David Suzuki: Canada is trading away its environmental rights
We deserve better indicators of societal well-being that extend beyond mere economic growth. Continue reading David Suzuki: Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake
Why, when so many people oppose the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project, would government and industry resort to such extreme measures to push it through? The problems with the plan… Continue reading China deal and budget sacrifice democracy to short-term goals
We’ve long known that environmental factors contribute to disease, especially contamination of air, water, and soil. Scientists are now learning the connection is stronger than we realized. Continue reading People are getting sick of environmental destruction
In early November, 70 Harvard University students walked out of their introductory economics class. They wrote to Prof. Gregory Mankiw that the biased nature of his course "perpetuates problematic and… Continue reading Protest highlights unnatural aspects of economic system – Science Matters
I’m not the only one unhappy with economic systems based on constant growth and endlessly increasing exploitation of finite resources – systems that concentrate wealth in the hands of a… Continue reading Occupy Wall Street reflects increasing frustration
In his book Ethical Oil, Ezra Levant raises an important point about the moral implications of products and activities in the global economy. I applaud the move to raise ethics… Continue reading Can oil be ethical?
bigpictv – John Elkington believes that social and environmental problems could cause a global economic crisis. Mainstream corporations are now … Continue reading Video: What will a new green economy look like?
Join the David Suzuki Foundation, The City of Vancouver, and The Vancouver Economic Development Commission at the Fairmont Waterfront for an exciting Green Café focusing on green jobs. Learn about the City’s Vision of a Green Capital from City Councillor Andrea Reimer and plans for creating it from the VEDC. Continue reading Vancouver and the Green Economy – Building Green Jobs – June 27th