Energy & Resources - AJ

Energy & Resources

Explore the raw materials that fuel humanity, the challenges of extraction and the technologies that can conserve our natural wealth.

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As climate concerns continue to rise alongside increasing energy demands, renewable power is becoming an important and much needed resource. […]

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Half a century ago, a sea disappeared in Central Asia. The Aral Sea was once the fourth-largest lake on planet […]

WE ARE SURROUNDED by a sea of discarded materials that can be reused in building construction. Think of all those […]

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THE HORRID ground-weaver has a mighty name. It suggests a dangerous beast from the old stories, a creature in league with […]

IT’S BEEN OVER 20 YEARS since Gro Harlem Brundtland coined the phrase “sustainable development” in the landmark publication, Our Common […]

TECHNICALLY, only plants can be weeds. But plenty of other organisms are similarly vigorous, adaptive to circumstances and resilient in […]

WHEN THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS from some of Canada’s most influential corporations encourage government intervention to tackle climate change, you […]

Mike Morrice and Priyanka Lloyd from the Sustainability CoLab.

At first it can be tricky to pin down what Sustainable Waterloo Region does. That’s not to say the volunteer-fuelled […]

DIY homemade deodorants with baking soda and cornstarch

I reluctantly stopped using conventional antiperspirants and deodorants a couple of years ago because they have too many questionable ingredients […]

Question of Trust The public trust doctrine holds hope for protecting Canada’s ecosystems. “By the law of nature these things […]

Mike Morrice and Priyanka Lloyd from the Sustainability CoLab.

For nearly five years, Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) has been convincing companies and organizations around Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, Ontario, […]

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On this National Indigenous People’s Day, June 21st, 2019, the Greenbelt Foundation and Alternatives Journal are pleased to announce the […]

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