Apr 22nd, 2017
in Counter Solutions — by Samuel Alexander What does genuine economic progress look like? The orthodox answer is that a bigger economy is always better, but this idea is increasingly strained by the knowledge that, on a finite planet, the economy can’t grow for ever. But what is a steady-state econom...
Jan 20th, 2017
by John Nicholson hazmatmag The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has finalized the Excess Soil Management Policy Framework (the “Framework”). The goal of the Framework is to protect human health and the environment from inappropriate relocation of excess soil. The other ...
Jan 16th, 2017
Acclaimed Canadian author lays out dirty back story of fossil fuel industry and government By Warren Bell National Observer Jessica Ernst, the biologist who on Friday, lost a split decision in the Supreme Court of Canada over suing the Alberta Energy Regulator, is no ordinary person. And she hasnR...
Aug 21st, 2016
Shoutout to Eden Mills ON – mentioned in last paragraph By TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG New York Times ASHTON HAYES, England — This small village of about 1,000 people looks like any other nestled in the countryside. But Ashton Hayes is different in an important way when it comes to one of the world’s m...
Apr 30th, 2016
By Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times A Port Severn gas station could soon become an electric-car charging point. Jagdish Kang, owner and operator of Jag’s Petro-Canada Fuel and Convenience, applied for a grant through Ontario’s Green Investment Fund and has been approved for $130...
Apr 20th, 2016
Coal-Free Ontario with Morgan Freeman From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance The leadership of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance in helping Ontario to become the first jurisdiction to end the use of coal-fired electricity for health and environmental reasons has not gone unnotic...
Apr 8th, 2016
from Angela Bischoff Ontario Clean Air Alliance On Wednesday Ontario’s Opposition Leader, Patrick Brown, asked Premier Wynne to call a Commission of Inquiry into her Government’s political fundraising practices. According to Mr. Brown, “The people of Ontario need to know if government contracts and g...
Mar 31st, 2016
By Andrew Philips Barrie Examiner COLLINGWOOD — The saga surrounding Collingwood’s controversial decision to sell half of its utility several years ago adds another chapter Thursday. As a mammoth freedom of information (FOI) report shines a steady spotlight on nearly year-long corresponde...
Mar 11th, 2016
Looking back: A woman holds her dog as they are scanned for radiation in March 2011 at a scanning centre for residents living close to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. By Linda Pentz Gunter The Ecologist Five years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster began to unfold, the searing psychologi...
Mar 9th, 2016
From Georgian College website David Suzuki in President’s Thought Leadership Speaker Series This series brings Canadian heroes, popular personalities and innovative industry partners to Georgian campuses to share their experiences and advice with students, alumni, donors and friends of the college. ...