Designing Suburban Futures \ June Williamson

Designing Suburban Futures: New Models from Build a Better Burb

Suburban sprawl has defined much of the last half century of North American development. Suburban design and use have changed continuously throughout this period and are still evolving as suburban retrofit projects become ever more common.

Enbridge Line 9 crosses the Grand River in North Dumfries, Ontario.

Climate Change Containment Unit on Site at Enbridge Oil Spill Drill

The “Climate Change Containment Unit” (CCCU) is in action today at the site of an Enbridge emergency response exercise in North Dumfries where the controversial Line 9 crosses the Grand River. A\J got exclusive first access to the news. Arriving in a flotilla of three canoes, the CCCU joined the […]

Smoke rising from an oil refinery. Alternatives Journal. A\J.

Fighting Pipelines is not Enough

For the first time in three million years our planet has approached 400 parts per million(ppm) of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. CO2, as many people know, is the most important greenhouse gas (GHG) emission particle contributing to the dangerous environmental crisis we know as climate change. For reference, […]

Tanks but No Tanks shirt. No tankers on BC coast campaign. Alternatives Journal

AJ Applauds BC’s Argument Against Northern Gateway

On Friday, May 31, the BC government made its final written argument to the Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel (NJRP). The 99-page submission states that the province “cannot support the project as presented to the panel because Northern Gateway has been unable to address British Columbians’ environmental concerns.”