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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Glen Murray Leads Ontario into the Future

The Ontario government is considering one of this country’s most ambitious climate action plans and…
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Changing Weather Patterns

Tracking and observing the changing weather patterns linked to climate change is one of the best…
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On Wildfires and Vitriol

Since wildfires razed the Canadian town of Fort McMurray last week, the link between climate change…
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Learning is the Thing

"The best thing for being sad, replied Merlyn, "is to learn something. That is the only thing that…
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For Trekkies Everywhere

Resistance is Futile, A very interesting analysis by Don Pittis, about the argument “if climate…
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Norway Leads Again

Norway is leading the way with new climate innovations, by investing a billion dollars to get…
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Business Innovation

A large part of the transition away from fossil fuel dependency is the development of viable…
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Canadian Innovation Lags

The idea that suburban sprawl is a major contributing factor to the size of our carbon footprints (…
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The Voice of Trees

This haunting melody is the result of Bartholomaus Traubeck’s technology which reads the rings of a…
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The Good Society is Here Now!

This is the first time I have 'heard' a minister publicly commit to a carbon neutral economy. The…