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.

Climate emergency map

Interactive Map of Climate Emergency Declaration

This interactive Google map plots local, state/provincial/territorial and national governments that…
Copenhagen is aiming to be the first carbon neutral capital by 2025

Becoming the 1st carbon neutral capital in the world

In spite of its expected 20% population growth in the next decade, the city of Copenhagen is aiming…
Corporate Action on Climate Change

Corporate Action on Climate Change

Major corporations have just 2 years to devise plans on how they will document and report the…
The Value of Recycling in Alberta

The Value of Recycling in Alberta

A new report commissioned by the Recycling Council of Alberta found that the province’s recycling…
Putting a price on carbon is working!

Putting a price on carbon is working! Look at these 6 examples

Despite what you may find amid the myriads of comments in social media on climate change policies,…
Climate Change

Plotting Climate Change

The Guardian recently published 10 charts explaining climate change. These…
Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not

This article describes a circular economy experiment set up in a vast derelict swimming pool…