environmental sustainability

Sep 12, 2018
Photo: The Searcher/Flickr

One of the worst words in the dictionary

David Suzuki
Durability was a prized attribute of clothing and other products. What's happened? Would a child today happily wear a hand-me-down? How many parents even think of passing clothing on that way?
In cahoots
Aug 12, 2016

The lure of lavender

Ian Baird has no reason to be blue. The hot, dry summer which has plagued home gardeners and farmers across Ontario has been a welcome zephyr to the owner of the Terre Bleu Lavender Farm near Milton.
Oct 8, 2013

Capitalism or the environment: It's time to choose

Gary Engler
If you want to make and buy a lot of stuff, sure capitalism is great! If you want to save the environment from total catastrophe, capitalism is not all it's cracked up to be.
Oct 7, 2013

Eat local: food and sustainability challenge roundup

rabble staff
With our Eat Local: food and sustainability challenge at an end, we have compiled all the wonderful and informative content here for those who may have missed it or want to keep the challenge going.
Apr 8, 2013
Photo: 350.org/Flickr

Climate justice and B.C.'s political moment

Marc Lee
B.C.'s 2013 election comes at an important moment in history. Worldwide, extreme weather events are making a powerful statement that climate change can no longer be denied.
Apr 22, 2010
Earth Day on campus

Earth Day on campus

Ryan Wallis
Earth Day has always been a opportunity for student activism, but it has yet to achieve its original goal of progressive environmental policy change.
Apr 22, 2009

Saving the planet or promoting prosperity?

President Barack Obama speaks of growth in positive terms, as does Premier Gordon Campbell and NDP Leader Carole James. Continuous economic growth, of course, is rooted in the fantasy of cornucopia.

Community Classroom: On Making Sustainable Cities

May 18, 2016
Octopus Books Centretown
2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
Ontario CA
Our goal for this discussion is to inspire our community members, friends and neighbours, to actively participate in a transition to a sustainable future for all.

Car Free Day Commercial Drive Festival

Jun 21, 2015
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 10.6464" N, 123° 4' 10.5744" W
British Columbia CA
Car Free Day Commercial Drive is a day to day to celebrate happy, healthy and sustainable communities by taking back the street.

Is humanity inherently unsustainable?

Apr 15, 2010 to Apr 16, 2010
Unitarian Church of Vancouver
Oak Street and 49th Avenue
49° 13' 35.5548" N, 123° 7' 42.0276" W
Talk/discussion with Dr. William Rees, originator of the "ecological footprint."

Good Green Jobs For All Conference

Nov 7, 2009
Allstream Building at Exhibition Place
105 Princes' Blvd
Toronto , ON
43° 38' 4.5888" N, 79° 24' 35.7696" W
Ontario CA
We are coming together to build a green movement for all across Greater Toronto with good jobs, equity and social justice, and environmental sustainability.

Second annual EcoSavvy Festival : How to screen through all the green

Jun 20, 2009 to Jun 21, 2009
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street
M2N 5V7 Toronto , ON
43° 45' 59.8968" N, 79° 24' 44.0028" W
Ontario CA
The Second Annual EcoSavvy Festival is an exciting, free event for the public, focused on helping consumers to make informed choices while promoting local and sustainable businesses and organizations.
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