Views from the Edge

Conversations from the Edge
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Welcome to the CRC blog, where we discuss bleeding edge issues around sustainable community development. The term ‘bleeding edge’ connotes the idea of our failure to somehow or other convince the publics about the urgency of responding to climate change now, and that we need to better communicate the principles and practises of sustainable development to the wider publics. So, yes it takes courage to be 'at the edge', and sometimes one 'bleeds' a lot, but let's start the conversation now.

BC's Co2 Emissions

What a Difference Government Leadership Makes

It is interesting to see the difference between the Ontario government and BC government plans to…
Rachel Notley

What is the Good Society?

A good society is dependent upon bold, ethical leadership. Anna-Marie Tremonti…
Supermarket

How much is enough?

The mounting campaign against plastic is not just good news for the environment, it will also help…
Woman holding a globe

It's Time!

The inaugural Paris Peace Forum, held earlier this month, marked the 100th anniversary of the end…
Protest March in Montreal

The Good Society—Making a Difference

Earlier this month, Quebecers marched for climate action, a 50,000-strong Montreal demonstration.
The Big Picture

How we got into this mess, And how to get out of it

Robert Reich looks at Big Money in politics, the decline in democracy, and Trump's election.
Giraffe

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

Before Jane Goodall there was Anne Innis Dagg. Her research on giraffe’s was groundbreaking and so…
Hands on a tree

A fight for life

Extinction Rebellion, a UK-based activist group, is taking London by storm this week with a series…
Miranda—The Tempest

It was a dark and stormy night

Yesterday, we had the pleasure of attending a guest lecture by the renowned communications scholar…
Coral Cities

Half Art, Half Science

When you picture urban road networks, you likely think of bustling streets, heavy traffic, and city…
Climate Goals

We have a long way to go yet

A recent report published in Nature Communications warns that we have a long way to go before we…

What is the Good Society?

For me, the good society is about relationships and kindness.