Cross-posted from climatemama (Harriet Shugarman).  Editor ~ R Montpellier. On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking about things we use, buy and eat – where it all comes from...
Editorial Comment: In this article, Mike Nickerson makes the point that of the three Rs,  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, only the recycling has really been successful.  Reduce and Reuse run against the economic expansion template adopted by Western civilization...
Most of us have often used a plastic spoon. And we really never question its origins. The video featured in this post traces the evolution of the plastic spoon from its very beginnings some 4.5 billion years ago to the time you...
There is a lot of water on planet Earth - 326,000,000,000,000,000,000 gallons (329 trillion gallons), or 1,260,000,000,000,000,000,000 litres. About 70 percent of the planet is made of oceans and 98 percent of all the water on earth is in...
I have written extensively about the Liberal Government's climate action charade and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apparent cognitive dissonance on the climate. The latest nail in the coffin for Canada's climate action plan (the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth...
This post is reproduced from the Climate Reality Project. I'm a Climate Leader (Chicago2013). The article highlights President Obama's top five climate accomplishments. Some, including myself, will argue that he could have and should have done a lot more. Nevertheless,...
Today in Day 4 of ClimateMama Earth Day Challenge. This article is also posted today on ClimateMama.com. (Editor ~ R Montpellier)  On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking...
Humans have now reached Earth Overshoot Day 2016. In less than eight months, we have used more natural resources than the planet is capable of producing during an entire year. For the remainder of 2016, we will be selfishly...
This is the fourth blog by Jim Harris and Tyler Elm on how sustainability can save business. Previously in HuffPost Business Canada (Editor). Transportation accounts for 29 per cent of US and 26 per cent of Canada's Greenhouse Gas (GHG)...
There are repercussions to our current consumer and growth-focused culture. Annie Leonard's The Story of Stuff project, started five years ago, has awakened millions of people to the dangers of consumerism and the myth of "more is better than...