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.

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.

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

Before Jane Goodall there was Anne Innis Dagg. Her research on giraffe’s was groundbreaking and so…

A fight for life

Extinction Rebellion, a UK-based activist group, is taking London by storm this week with a series…

It was a dark and stormy night

Yesterday, we had the pleasure of attending a guest lecture by the renowned communications scholar…

Half Art, Half Science

When you picture urban road networks, you likely think of bustling streets, heavy traffic, and city…

We have a long way to go yet

A recent report published in Nature Communications warns that we have a long way to go before we…

What is the Good Society?

For me, the good society is about relationships and kindness.

Finally! Fossil fuels are defeated by renewables in the UK

The UK’s power sector hit a major milestone in their decarbonisation efforts this year.

Can you believe this?

Our front page feature this week talks about the human capacity to create beautiful art. Watch this…

A City that Leads

The City of Regina is embracing action rather than fear when it comes to climate pollution! On…

Putting a price on climate pollution

During this past week, Canada adopted a federal tax on fossil fuels set to begin next year.

Where is the light?

Sometimes I take the privilege of writing very personally in my blog, as a greying pointy-headed…