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Blog
Apr 12, 2018
Downtown Toronto. Image: tsaiproject/Flickr

Trading cars for shelter is a win-win

Yves Engler
By turning public land devoted to noisy, dangerous, and polluting vehicles into social housing it is possible to put a dent into runaway climate change while improving housing affordability.
Blog
Mar 20, 2018
Image: Selena/Flickr

SUVs and trucks nullify car efficiency gains

David Suzuki
Transportation accounts for about 14 per cent of global emissions and is now the largest source of CO2 emissions in the U.S., mostly from cars and trucks.
Blog
May 24, 2017

Oil and plastic are choking the planet

David Suzuki
It's one thing to argue over solutions, but to reject the need for them is suicidal. To claim people can't talk about climate change because they use fossil fuel-derived products is nonsensical.
Podcast
Jan 8, 2016
Reclaiming Sovereignty

Reclaiming sovereignty

Green Majority Radio
Green Majority Radio spoke to Jeff Mann, an artist who makes car parts into art and about TransCanada's lawsuit against the U.S. government for killing the Keystone XL pipeline.
Podcast
May 5, 2015

Access to transit improves health

Redeye
In Metro Vancouver, some communities have a lot of transportation options, others are primarily designed for cars. A new survey shows a clear link between health and access to public transit.
Blog
Jun 25, 2013

Cycling is smart but some cyclists need to get smarter

David Suzuki
Bicycling is a healthy and practical alternative to driving, with benefits for businesses and communities, but cyclists can take more responsibility in gaining support for bike infrastructure.
Blog
Apr 11, 2013

GTFO of your car

Nora Loreto
Why do we react so differently when we're behind the wheel?
Blog
Apr 10, 2012
Photo: nanotron/Flickr

The parable of the Prius

Marc Lee
One of the speakers at a talk on dematerialization told "the parable of the Prius" to illustrate Jevon's paradox that efficiency gains do not necessarily reduce energy consumption.
Podcast
Nov 4, 2011

Stop signs: Cars and capitalism

Redeye
It's a road trip story about cars but the authors aren't in a car -- they're on a bus. Yves Engler and Bianca Mugyeni reflect on how cars have shaped our culture, health, economy and environment.
Podcast
Oct 28, 2011
Redeye

Transforming the daily commute

Redeye
The average commuter in Canada spends about an hour on their way to work. Travel times like this are hard on both the commuter and on the environment.

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