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.

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Sprouting Literature

There are many children’s books that share heartwarming stories of nature and why it needs…
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Low Standards to Spread Across Canada?

It would be great if BCs low standards would spread federally -- Low Carbon Fuel Standards, that is…
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The Good Society

This TEDTalk is very cool, showing what the world looks like when you map it using people data,…
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Building Common Ground

Jeanne Gang is an architect who looks at physical space for its potential to build positive…
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These Streets Were Made for Walking

Watch urban planner Jeff Speck discuss the four tenets of walkability, in order to call attention…
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Canada's Storyteller

 “Your story must be short, and it must be true.”
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We are on Very Thin Ice

Larsen C is Antarctica’s fourth-largest ice shelf, and it is unfortunately disintegrating at an all…
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We Need a New Educational Model Now

Artificial intelligence, accelerating automation, technological change, the internet and the loss…
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Paint it Black

Anirudh Sharma, a former co-leader at MIT Media Lab India Initiative, recently invented a device to…
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Canadian Hospitals are Looking a Little Green

The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care has won Gold in Climate Leadership for 2016, for its…
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Reaching 'unlikely suspects'

Never has community engagement been more important in the post-truth era, and yet, with all the '…
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Ikea is Walking the Walk

Ikea is certainly walking the walk when it comes to reaching Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).…