Windsor-Essex county has the perfect blend of city life, farmland and affordable, residential homes. However, in a increasingly populous world, where the need for sustainable practices trumps almost every area of development, how much will it cost us to maintain our North American style of living, and what do we do next?
In December 2017, the world was hit with a heart-wrenching imagery of a polar bear on the cusp of its last breath, from starvation and climate change. This now world-famous video, shot by National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen is the new poster for urgent climate action. So what changes must we adopt in 2018 in Canada to ensure escalated action to preserve and protect? Can we see the light at the end of this tunnel?
In an interview with Derek Coronado, the coordinator of Windsor-born Citizens Environment Alliance, we explore the region's rocky environmental history, the effects of climate change, regional politics, community participation and the way forward.
Love happens all year round, but for the month of St. Valentine, double up on some good karma by giving some hearts to the planet! If you like to combine romance with travel, Northern California should be your go-to destination with its top of the line sustainable luxury hotels, farm-to-table restaurants and numerous other green treats!
If the world is in chaos, everyone loses. That’s the view that the founder of Earth on Board, Philippe Joubert adheres to. Learn more about why he believes corporations and governments need to work together for a sustainable future and tackle climate change.
Vancouver has many titles: 'Hollywood North', 'Gastown', 'Global City', are just a few monikers it's known by. However, this beautiful city has rapidly gained another exciting title - 'The Greenest City in Canada'. With buzzing hotels to zooming cyclists, this city has developed a uniquely wonderful and sustainable ambiance for tourists that will help make one's stay there an evergreen experience!
What do we know about nanotechnology in food? From dairy products to water purification, nanotechnology in food is making waves across realms. But despite it's versatile application, how sustainable are nanoparticles in food? Is small really better?
Looking for ways to be fashionable and eco-friendly? One company, Ecoalf, is looking to make sure being green is always in! After winning awards from the United Nations and the European Commission, Ecoalf is on it's way to creating one heck of a fashion statement!
With the increasing effects of climate change becoming apparent, the status of existing and upcoming projects becomes a matter of life and death. Thankfully, Canada is taking “concrete” steps in laying the “foundation” for climate resilient infrastructure!
Smartphones may not be that smart or sustainable after all. With emissions numbers enough to make you roll your eyes right out of the back of your head, OEMs are becoming notorious for unsustainable practices. Fortunately, we have a trick or two up our sleeves to help combat this problem.
Climate change doesn't have two sides. Then why do some still think it does? "As if there were “two sides” to gravity, and whether we fall or float when we step off the cliff somehow depends on our perspective, our opinion, and our politics rather than on the facts." - states Dr Hayhoe, a climate scientist, on why the issue of politics is the biggest barrier to overcome in this fight.
We buy, cook, and consume food every single day. It sustains us and is a critical component of our daily lives. But rarely do we take the time to think of improving this relationship, which is a must during these changing times and tides. In this first of a three-part blog, let's rediscover and reinvent our reliance on our basic necessity!