Prince Charles I am quite impressed with the stance taken by Prince Charles on the 'critical issues of the day' in a video address about the Rio+20 world summit starting this week. He says that we cannot continue to ignore...
Twenty years have gone by since the first Rio Earth Summit. Not much progress has been made to address the global issues discussed in 1992. The pace of destruction is increasing and little progress is evident on previously agreed-to...
  Kyoto’s promise was to to keep the earth’s temperature at a liveable level for our species. Now some 15 years later, the Durban pledge contains less than half of the needed emission cuts to accomplish that goal. The Durban talks...
Recent food consumption wisdom would suggest that Locavore Eating – eating local foods – is the way of the future. It seems perfectly logical that eating local food will reduce our emissions footprint. With a world population now over...
Just when you thought that things couldn’t get much worse, along comes Fracking – the practice (also referred to as hydraulic fracturing) of using high-pressure water to unlock oil and natural gas deposits that were uneconomic to tap only...
The Ottawa protest was well attended by 500-600 people according to RCMP officials I spoke with. Although the focus was on the construction of the Keystone pipeline, many who attended were also protesting the Harper government’s laughable performance on...