Views from the Edge

Conversations from the Edge

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.

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Enlarging the Conversations

The pipeline debate has certainly heated up, pitting one province against the other, and…
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From a space shuttle to your beer can: less harmful gases in the making

Two of the world’s biggest aluminium producers just announced a major breakthrough! A new…
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The Power of Solar

The state of California is taking the lead. In less than 20 months, they will be the first region…
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Canada’s Energy Outlook

A recent study by David Hughes, Canada’s Energy Outlook, analyses Canada’s energy system, taking a…
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The Great Carbon Opportunity

Carbon is a key component for life on earth. It comes in many different forms, from industrial…
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Which rabbit hole are we going down?

I just finished reading two articles from The Guardian this morning.
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Fossil Fuels: From Policy to Economics

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has forecasted a 30% expansion of the total global energy…
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Breaking News

Minister McKenna has just announced a new task force of leaders…
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The Shape of Change

Discussions about the pay gap often explore the different social factors at play. However, the…
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Sweden Paves the Way, Again

Sweden just opened the world’s first electrified road just outside of Stockholm!
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Gibbons Park Montessori School Seed Starting Lesson

By Joanna Chin, Doctoral Student, York University-Environmental StudiesEdited by Jana…