"Humankind is faced with an historic challenge. Collectively, we have grown to where we are stretching the limits of our planet, yet society's goal is more growth. Now that continued expansion is causing our biggest problems, we need a...
Previously posted on Huffington Post by Jim Harris and Tyler Elm. It is surprising just how big the "sustainability" opportunity is. In just the energy efficiency (EE) field, McKinsey & Company estimate that $2 trillion can be invested in EE by...
Canada's new climate movement continues to build after the initial Quebec #ActOnClimate march. 350 Ottawa was there. On July 5, 350 Ottawa will again join thousands of people on a march for #JobsJusticeClimate on the streets of Toronto. The march will tell...
Opposition to the Kinder Morgan pipeline will continue to dominate climate politics until at least the October 2019 federal election. The latest twist involves the use of taxpayer dollars to mitigate Kinder Morgan's financial risks. With this decision, the...
This post is sourced from the Climate Reality E-Book, Top Wind Energy Myths. I'm a Climate Reality leader from the Chicago2013 Leadership training and pleased to feature this resource material. The goal of the article is to dispel the myths...
In this post, Desmond Berghofer deals with what the next four decades might be like for our grandchildren. His writing on “the moral dimension of economics” paints a “disquieting picture of where current economic thinking and practice are taking...
This is the tenth blog in a  series on how sustainability can save business. Co-authored by Tyler Elm and Jim Harris, Consultants and Bloggers (Editor). Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and Chief Operating Officers (COOs) are increasingly accountable for sustainability. A...
Fossil fuel megaprojects -- pipelines, terminals, plants -- are quickly disappearing from Canada's energy landscape. Less than a year ago (November of 2016), the federal government rejected the Northern Gateway plan. This was followed by the cancellation of the massive Liquid...
This election should be about a new economic vision for Canada but it's not. The focus is most certainly on the economy. All four party leaders speak repeatedly about economic development, creating jobs, taxation policy, increasing consumer spending. The cornerstone...
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)...