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.

Which rabbit hole are we going down?

I just finished reading two articles from The Guardian this morning.

Fossil Fuels: From Policy to Economics

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

Breaking News

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

The Shape of Change

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

Sweden Paves the Way, Again

Sweden just opened the world’s first electrified road just outside of Stockholm!

Gibbons Park Montessori School Seed Starting Lesson

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

Edging Forward

In my introduction and my last chapter of my new book, Edging Forward: Ac

A Sense of Wonder

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

Empowering the Future, Facing the Sun

Skidegate (HlGaagilda), one of two Haida communities on the Graham Island, is joining other First…

A Personal Note

When my son was alive, we used to talk a lot about existential loneliness, part of…

Leaping Forward

Besides its threats to our survival and biodiversity, the Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, a…