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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What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator When museums first shifted their focus to visitor experience in…
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Energy Innovation

Leave it to the French to come up with a wind turbine that is also aesthetically pleasing,…
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Energy Transformation

This article by the Worldwatch Institute argues pervasively that although private sector…
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Forget me Knots?

If you follow any of the following high profile names – Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Campbell, Doutzen…
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Is that a canoe in my park?

If you walk through the streets of Toronto, you’ll likely come across brightly coloured canoes…
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Powered by Art

Every two years, the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) invites creatives from around the world…
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What is Canada's Potential?

Canada ranks well in sustainable development, but how exactly do we measure our headway? 
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If the world were 100 people

If there were only 100 people in the world, would we fight harder for equality? In just over two…
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What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator
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Costa Rica--Another Climate Leader

Costa Rica is pioneering a vision for development without fossil fuels, although 70% of all of its…
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Every Step Counts

Sometimes, we need to feel a sense of connectedness in order to move forward with purpose and…
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Another Climate Leader

China has just ratified the Paris climate change agreement and not a moment too soon, as soaring…