Our Greener Side Celebration

Discover practical tips from sustainability experts and enjoy green exhibits, guided tours, kids’ activities, live entertainment, tree planting and more!

Equinox Summit: Energy 2030

From June 5 to 9, 2011, the inaugural Equinox Summit: Energy 2030 will bring together leading international scientists, as well as exceptional young leaders in politics, policy making, civil society and business, to work together to tackle today’s energy challenges.

Choosing how to be more sustainable

Over at YouSustain we recently added a new feature to more easily find the best ways to become more personally sustainable. We call them Recommendations, and you can view the various sustainable solutions by: Popularity Lowest Cost Most CO2 Reduced Most Cash Savings We have already had a lot of great feedback on this, because…

Acts of greenies and meanies

If I were the environment, I’d be ticked off at Stephen Harper. Not for abusing me, for using me. What I mean is: It is now standard for neo-conservative governments to gesture in the direction of the environment while maintaining an underlying contempt.

Environment trips up Tories

In 1989, a Reform party strategist named Stephen Harper sketched out a vision of a new, right-wing political strategy that called for a cautious embrace of social conservatives and barely a second thought to environmentalism.