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.

The Battle Against Plastic Pollution Continues

Over the last few weeks, we’ve shared some positive news on different 

Fair winds and following sun in the North Atlantic coast

In January, the U.S. Federal government unveiled its plans for making 90 percent of their total…

Keep the North Cold

Askov Finlayson is a Minneapolis-based clothing brand that specializes in hats and outdoor wear.

The Good Society

When the small planning team in 1988 was creating the National Round Table on the Environment and…

Nature Needs Half

By Jaime Clifton-Ross, Research Curator

A New Plastics Economy

As discussed in a previous blog post, plastic has become a part of the ocean food chain.

Edging Forward

This article from the Toronto Star describes some of th

Divest Us!

The largest university in the UK is going fossil free by selling all

A call for innovation

A recent study estimates the amount of natural mercury stored in perennially…

Turning garbage into cars

General Motors of Canada (GM) is planning, by mid-2019, t

Flying with Hydropower

Despite being among the top ten largest crude and refined oil exporters and ranked as the 3rd…