A\J Special Delivery

Directors of the documentary "Beyond Crisis" discuss themes from the film and the importance of climate action.
Ijen Sulphur Mining. Kevin McElvaney.
In East Java, miners carry 90-kilogram loads of sulphur out of a crater on the active Ijen volcano – a four-hour trip many make twice a day. Meanwhile, in Alberta, Syncrude is building the world’s largest pyramid out of its own sulphur, a byproduct of bitumen mining.
The face of grass fed beef
How does the family farm fit into the story of rising prices and global food insecurity?
A new animated series by Green Majority explains the basic concepts of climate science.
Poznan, Poland
Poland's star is rising, but its environmental challenges are all too familiar.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by nik harron
Our "Skills for the New Economy" series concludes with two keys to professional fulfillment: being resilient and sticking to your values.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by Nik Harron
The next instalment in the "Skills for the New Economy" series looks at how NGOs and eco-polymaths can create a greener future in supply chain management.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by nik harron
The eco-polymath series returns with a look at apprenticeship and modern-day guilds.
Screencapture from Pride with "They Shall Not Starve" banner.
A basic income would remove the tension between saving the planet and supporting the working classes.
Muzzled environmental groups are stuck singing an old refrain – and waiting for us to write a new verse.
Panel at the WEAR Conference. A\J AlternativesJournal.ca. Photo: Tammy Thorne
The WEAR Conference brought people and companies together to promote sustainability within the fashion industry.
The Fox of Many Hats and a One-Racoon Band
The third instalment in our "Skills for the New Economy" series looks at interdisciplinary approaches to big problems.
The Fox of Many Hats and a One-Racoon Band
Our "Skills for the New Economy" series continues with a look at the importance of creative eco-polymaths.
Winning projects on display at the Sustainable Design Awards.
A recap of the 2014 Sustainable Design Awards.
Before large-scale activism is possible, you need to build a base of supporters. An excerpt from the new book Educating for Action.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by nik harron
Part one of a series on how being an “eco-polymath” equips students to meet today’s career challenges head-on.
The film industry is trying to curb its consumption, but is it doing enough?
Forward on Climate in Washington, February 2013
We need to broaden our understanding of activism – without stigmatizing good old protests in the street.
A cabin in the woods
Why it’s human nature to want an escape.
Courthouse with pillars.
How Harper’s “war on science” impacts the justice system – and the potential for setting things right.
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