Rather than enabling more dangerous deep-water oil extraction, President Obama should be spending his remaining months in office working to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.
Longstanding drainage practices have resulted in the majority of southern Ontario's wetlands being drained. What are the risks and benefits? Consider the tale of the Carp and the Snake Rivers.
As the climate warms and storms increase in intensity, the world's coastlines are becoming increasingly vulnerable. Mangrove forests once ringed the oceans and protected inland areas from flooding.
Three months from the day that my partner and I were first evacuated due to flooding, we were leaving High River.
David J. Climenhaga
Who knows, maybe voters will like Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths’ language? And he did say he was sorry…
A street scene in Calgary, as tens of thousands have now been evacuated. (Photo: waynerd / flickr)
Water is our most precious resource, but we waste a lot of it. Because we can't live without it, we should start paying more attention to what we do with it.