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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.

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.

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?

Hurricanes, Storms and Wildfires: 2017's Climate Saga

Hurricanes, Storms and Wildfires: 2017's Climate Saga

Every catastrophic storm, flood and fire in 2017 has been significantly worse than ever before, and left thousands of people devastated as a result. And in every case our changing climate has directly contributed to the level of destruction, leaving us to bare a great deal of the responsibility. Read about how 2017 beat new records, here at home and the rest of North America.

Citizens in Action: In conversation with CEA coordinator Derek Coronado

Citizens in Action: In conversation with CEA coordinator Derek Coronado

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.

Welcome to WOC

Welcome to WOC

Windsor of Change (all pun intended), is a blog about climate change and how Windsor will be affected by it.  It hopes to put climate change in the context of our beloved city Windsor, and how we could/ would be affected by it. And most importantly, what we can do as a community.