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.

Climbing a rock face

The Personal Imperative

Relationships weave in and out, we sometimes don't hear from friends and colleagues as life…
Climate change is caused by two things

Food for Thought

Cartoon by Patrick Chappatte
Suspension Bridge in Vancouver

All new cars will be electric by 2040!

In January, Québec became the first province to implement a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate…
Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees Report

Climate Leadership

London, UK just voted to accelerate their climate commitment to become carbon neutral from 2050 to…
Why is climate change so hard to tackle?

Why is climate change so hard to tackle?

Just imagine the United States aligned with Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, in blocking climate…
David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough delivers The People’s Seat Address at #COP24

Sir David Attenborough delivers The People’s Seat Address to World Leaders at #COP24, created by…
BC's Co2 Emissions

What a Difference Government Leadership Makes

It is interesting to see the difference between the Ontario government and BC government plans to…
Rachel Notley

What is the Good Society?

A good society is dependent upon bold, ethical leadership. Anna-Marie Tremonti…

How much is enough?

The mounting campaign against plastic is not just good news for the environment, it will also help…
Woman holding a globe

It's Time!

The inaugural Paris Peace Forum, held earlier this month, marked the 100th anniversary of the end…
Protest March in Montreal

The Good Society—Making a Difference

Earlier this month, Quebecers marched for climate action, a 50,000-strong Montreal demonstration.
The Big Picture

How we got into this mess, And how to get out of it

Robert Reich looks at Big Money in politics, the decline in democracy, and Trump's election.