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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Happiness and Reality?

In this video, Daniel Kahneman probes human well-being, and the riddle of how direct human…
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The Rainbow Bridge

I have been rather silent lately, as I lost a cherished friend on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, our…
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Picture Framing Continued

I am back on my beloved campus at Royal Roads, it really is such a beautiful place here. Place…
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The Holy Grail--Next Steps

My research/practitioner team just met over the weekend in Kingsburgh, Nova Scotia to discuss what…
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Reclaiming City Spaces

I can’t believe it is Labour Day Weekend, the summer flew by. When I was a young girl, a summer…
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Patterns of our Footsteps - Spending more on drugs but feeling no different

August 29th, 2012 The line graph in the figure below shows that Canadians’ personal…
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The Good Society--Renewing the Urban Landscape

Some exciting stuff is happening on the ground, demonstrating how to reconcile the ecological,…
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What Frames the Picture?

Following about my last post, it is critically important how an issue is framed, how it is…
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Think Carefully about What You Read

 A new Union of Concerned Scientists report, Heads They Win, Tails We Lose, shows how vested…