it's cool, officer, it wasn't me

it's cool, officer, it wasn't me

“I surrender”

al.lucyna takes us through a lyrical journey of discoveries and decisions she went through to make better choices for herself and the planet. While she laments the choices of her past, she also looks forward to a future guided by more sustainable beliefs.

ERCA Earth Day: Planting a Firm Future in Place

ERCA Earth Day: Planting a Firm Future in Place

Canada’s temperate forests and wetlands will be one of its most important resources in the fight against a rapidly changing climate. This Earth Day, the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) is hosting its traditional annual community tree planting event, and we sat down with ERCA’s Gina Pannunzio to learn more about the city’s highly popular spring-time activity and how it’s impacting the Windsor-Essex community.

A Global RISE for Climate

A Global RISE for Climate

This International Day of Action marked a milestone in the modern American climate movement. With the launch of the epic Global Action Climate Summit on the horizon, throngs of crowds marched in San Francisco as a part of the 'RISE for Climate' movement to push world leaders to act on climate solutions NOW. 

Preserving the 7th Continent - An Epic Journey to Antarctica

Preserving the 7th Continent - An Epic Journey to Antarctica

Motivated by wanderlust and a bid to get to the bottom of the climate crisis, WOC writer and Climate Reality Leader, Kim Michele, set off on an adventurous journey earlier this year to the mysterious ‘7th Continent’ - Antarctica. In the first of a series on the icy, distant landmass, she talks about the ‘Carbon Sink’ phenomenon, the effects of climate change, and the need to fight to protect Antarctica - like our world depended on it.

Citizens in Action: In Conversation with Windsor's Eco Disaster-Restoration Team

Citizens in Action: In Conversation with Windsor's Eco Disaster-Restoration Team

In the wake of a rising number of intense rainfall and flooding events in the Windsor-Essex area, millions of dollars worth of property are at risk of heavy damage. As limited landfill space and rising CO2 emissions pose a bigger threat with each passing day, how do we work to sustainably recover damaged personal property? Content Processing Centre's Jeremy Brown breaks it down.

Not Worth It – How Time is Ticking for Alberta's Boreal Forest

Not Worth It – How Time is Ticking for Alberta's Boreal Forest

The Boreal forest of Canada is part of the largest land-based biome in the world. But, as with other biomes, it is under immense climactic threat. A recent study at the University of Alberta revealed how the clock is ticking on one of Canada's most vital assets.

(Climactic) Conflict of Interest

(Climactic) Conflict of Interest

The most popular repercussions of a changing climate are rising sea levels, a warming planet, drought and species loss, among many others. However, there is one other less discussed consequence : the relationship between resource scarcity and violence, one that will change society as we know it.

Much Trudeau About Something - How Canada Still Can Improve on Climate Change Awareness

Much Trudeau About Something - How Canada Still Can Improve on Climate Change Awareness

When it comes to climate change awareness, the current government of Justin Trudeau is quickly making up for the Harper government's inaction. But, as an open letter from Ottawa-based think tank Evidence for Democracy shows, improvement is still necessary.

4 Reasons to Re-think Suburban Living in Windsor-Essex

4 Reasons to Re-think Suburban Living in Windsor-Essex

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?

Northern California - A Green Getaway In The Time of Love

Northern California - A Green Getaway In The Time of Love

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!