Illustration by Victor Juhasz for National Observer I was born in 1947, part of the first wave of post-war baby boomers. The Prime Minister of Canada at the time was William Lyon MacKenzie. There have been another twelve Prime Ministers since then...
This blog is featured in an on-going series on how sustainability can save business. This article is also posted in HuffPost Business (Canada). The authors of the article are Jim Harris and Tyler Elm (Editor's note).      ...
We do a lot without thinking, like using GDP growth as a standard of excellence. Most 21st century activity is based on a ‘given’ that underpins the soft science of economics: 'Growth is good' -- not just a big...
But at my back I always hear Time's winged chariot hurrying near; And yonder all before us lie Deserts of vast eternity. (Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress) As I look into the distance, deeply absorbed in my endless search for meaning, I leave...
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...
"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...
Countries like Canada which claim to be climate leaders cannot avoid planning for a managed decline of fossil fuels. But Canada is doing just the opposite by allowing for the ongoing expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and production. We at...
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 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)...
BoomerWarrior will be featuring weekly columns published by Tyler Elm and Jim Harris on how sustainability as strategy cuts cost, raises revenue and mitigates risk for business. (previously posted in HuffPost on 09.18.2012) Ever since Rachel Carson's groundbreaking Silent Spring was published in 1962,...