Role Of Advertising in Causing Climate Change

We've reached a point where the majority of people are aware that climate change is real and that it's caused mostly by our overdependence on fossil fuels for power generation and transportation. Yet citizens are not exerting enough pressure on governments and industries to make changes quickly enough. Meanwhile, individually, not enough people are taking... Continue Reading →

Economics Vs. Environment: A False Dichotomy

The false dichotomy of economics versus environment has long existed because it is unfortunately too easy to sweep health and environmental costs under the rug or to have government consistently pick up the bill for consequences of short-sighted "growth". Here's a letter sent to the Economist by former World Bank, senior vice president, Vinod Thomas,... Continue Reading →

Marcel Laurin Woodland Park

The Marcel Laurin Woodland Park is all too easy to under-appreciate. Drive or cycle by it too quickly, and it could easily go unnoticed because of its size--it's not one of Montreal's largest regional wooded areas. But once inside the woods, one realises that it is a special part of Montreal's parks and protected woodlands,... Continue Reading →

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