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.

Effective Transportation Demand Management

Transportation demand management (TDM) refers to the application of policies and strategies to…

What can we learn from the European energy crisis?

2022 was a challenging year for Europe, as the effects of the war in Ukraine rippled across a…

Local Governments and Climate Action

In February, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) held their 2023 Sustainable…

Is this a real possibility—Net Zero?

Reposted from Carbon Neutrality Canada. Is this a real possibility—Net Zero?

A Recommendation for an Emissions Cap

Reposted from Carbon Neutrality Canada. A recommendation for an emissions cap?

Why is data on climate change so important?

Reposted from Carbon Neutrality Canada.

Say no to plastics & yes to biodegradable films

Plastic pollution continues to negatively impact the health of wildlife and the environment…

A rainforest’s second chance

An Indonesian tropical rainforest that was given a second chance to thrive offers lessons about…