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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Edging Forward: Achieving Sustainable Community Development

In Buddhist myths, it is within the void that we find new fertility. And according…
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Plastic Waste May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

In the ocean, plastic has become a part of the food chain. According to Plastic Oceans, over 8…
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Sustainability is a Growing Business

I read a lot of newsletters and one I find most interesting is Fast Company.
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Going Down the Wrong Rabbit Hole

This poignant article describes the life and death fight of BC's trades deadly fight
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Symphonic Homage to Nature

“How happy I am to be able to walk among the shrubs, the trees, the woods, the grass, and the rocks…
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Edging Forward

A critical issue many identify for the implementation of sustainable development now…
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A Fair Tax System?

In 2015/16—the most recent statistics available—Canadians paid $145 billion in income tax, while…
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Keep Calm and Save Our Biodiversity

Invasive species are one of the key threats to biodiversity and ecosystems. Moving species beyond…
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Edging Forward

Writing a book takes a long time, and my latest, Edging Forward, took four years, some of it joyful…
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Walk on, Mandela

In July 2018, it will be a 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, who led his people with…