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The 2010 BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill. Image: kris krüg/Flickr
Penney Kome | We need an economic metric that includes social and environmental costs, and to put our efforts into reviving the global ecology that sustains us all.
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Donald Trump
David J. Climenhaga | Is it possible that Donald Trump, a political dilettante, does not understand how serious a predicament he could soon find himself in?
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Barret Weber | There's plenty of work to be done to ensure Alberta's health-care system serves the public interest, but another systemic reorganization won't get us there.
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Joe Ceci
David J. Climenhaga | We are certain to be presented today by the Government and Opposition in Alberta with two versions of the economy that are starkly at odds with one another.
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Swiss Cheese
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the statistics, there are enough holes in the Fraser Institute's sloppy interpretation to store captured carbon!
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David Suzuki | We must find better ways to run our societies than relying on rampant consumption, planned obsolescence, excessive and often-pointless work and an economic system that depends on damaging ways.
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David Suzuki | We've been using gross domestic product to measure progress and well-being for many years. But it's a measure that says nothing about our economic or social well-being. It's time for a change.
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David Suzuki | Our leaders could make the coming year much brighter by paying attention to important concepts like gross national happiness and the Right to a Healthy Environment.
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David Suzuki | With federal and provincial governments cutting back on environmental protection, often in the name of economic priorities, it's time we found new ways of measuring progress.