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Energy & Resources

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

Woodland caribou in Jasper National Park. (ThartmannWiki. 2014) CC A-SA4

Forestry companies and conservative think tanks have spent years obscuring the truth linking their industry’s actions and the rapid decline […]


44 years Donald and Teresa Dardar have been together. They are a couple strong in their commitment to each other, […]


In 2016, Canada finalized plans to fully ban the use and import of asbestos, putting into motion a rule to […]

Bullfrog Power and Queens Partnership

This past November, the Queen’s University Solar Design Team (QSDT) announced their partnership with Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading clean energy […]

Dilbit could be a good name for a goofy dog. Instead it is short for “diluted bitumen,” the serious mix […]

Image credit: Shepard Fairey ‏@OBEYGIANT

The other day I had a treacherous thought as I reviewed a report on how far away Canada is from meeting our climate […]

Let's say NO SALE to Nestle Waters Canada

UPDATE: The deadline for commenting on the Ontario government’s possible moratoriam on future water-taking permits has passed. However, you can […]


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

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 […]

Wind turbines

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

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

This is the Week This Friday! 5 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space!

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Businesses will give up if there is no hope of an end to this nightmare' | via @telegraph

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