Most of us do things every day that are not entirely in favour of the natural environment, whether it’s buying a to-go coffee in a plastic cup, taking an extra long shower after a hard day, or choosing not to buy local produce when it’s the more expensive option. Virtually […]
I was recently asked, “how many people walk out of their house everyday and the only option they have in their head, is to get into their car?” I thought about this for a while; so many of us walk out of our house on our way to work each […]
Last month, the Canadian Federal government shared their fiscal economic snapshot, in which they expected to hit a $343 billion deficit by the end of this year as a result of Covid-19 impacts and recovery efforts. With financial struggles and debt looming over society, it is only reasonable to expect […]
Over recent decades, forests have been cut down at alarming rates to create space for housing and agricultural lands. While necessary to accommodate our rapidly growing world population, a balance must be kept between forest coverage and human development, particularly in the context of climate change. Now more than ever, […]
Earlier this month, 15 youth from across Canada gathered in Inuvik, Northwest Territories as part of the FutureXChange Program, designed to connect and equip them to collaborate on new community projects to help adapt to a rapidly changing climate.
This year Earth Overshoot Day was the earliest ever, falling on July 29 as the day humanity collectively used nature’s resource budget for the entire year. Scientists, environmentalists, activists, and the world’s youth have made loud and clear demands for radical and progressive policies to curb humanity’s environmental footprint.
Almost all environmental concerns lead back to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. I mean, of course it all leads back to the climate crisis. Most people can agree that it is primarily caused by human activities such as resource extraction and use and agriculture.
In the shadow of the hurricane was Produced in association with Turtle Island Solidarityhttps://www.facebook.com/turtleislandsolidarity/ To support the Isles de Jean Charles Tribe please visit http://www.isledejeancharles.com/ For more information about the Pointe-au-Chien tribe, and to support their restoration projects and their application for federal recognition, please visit their website at http://pactribe.tripod.com/.
To be honest, when I first started researching this article, I wasn’t 100% certain what 100% renewable energy really meant. It sounded good, but I definitely couldn’t give you a definition of it. And that’s a little surprising, given how often it’s discussed by governments, academics and the media. But […]