Category Archives: Sustainable Energy

Sustainability/CSR – Why are we acting like we have all the time in the world?

What’s the hurry?  Climate change, resource scarcity, declining ecosystem services, burgeoning populations are now household terms.  We are beginning to see the “normalization” of sustainability/CSR. Yet it seems that the urgency of the situation has escaped us. Last week at … Continue reading

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Six Surprising Sustainability Facts

By Jim Harris 1. Fuel efficient cars would eliminate North American Oil Imports If every car in North America got the same fuel efficiency as my Toyota Prius there’d be no need to import any oil into North America and … Continue reading

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Are we following the “collapse” scenario predicted 30 years ago?

Dennis Meadows, one of the original authors of the 1972 book The Limits to Growth, thinks it is far too late to achieve sustainable development as that term is commonly understood. Speaking March 1, 2012 at a joint symposium in … Continue reading

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Let’s get really radical: Envisioning a sustainable energy future for Canada

This week’s blog post is brought to us by Chad Park, Executive Director of the Natural Step.   I am not so sure that “envisioning a sustainable energy future for Canada” (or the world for that matter) is as “radical” as … Continue reading

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