Category: Sustainability

13+ Things You Didn’t Know About Energy

Posted on February 26th, 2018 by

Massive oilfields, huge offshore rigs, high-tech refineries, colossal dams, sprawling wind farms — how much do you really know about BIG power in Canada? While we have come a long way in terms of producing and distributing energy (from smashing rocks together to light sparks), few Canadians know much about where our energy comes from […] READ MORE

The Northern Gateway Pipeline: A Possible Corridor to Seed Renewable Energy in BC, Canada

Posted on February 19th, 2018 by

Today, fossil fuels are necessary in order to maintain the current level of technological development. However, as fossil fuels become depleted over the next century, it is imperative that Canada and other countries examine ways to transition to other sources of energy, particularly renewable energy. Until renewable energy becomes affordable for all, countries with fossil fuel resources should […] READ MORE

Post-modern Sustainability

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 by

“Sustainable development” is a postmodern socio-environmental concept first officially defined in 1987 as the “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations”. Essentially, this definition links economic development to the sustainability of human livelihood. The postmodern era began with important historical events, including the introduction to the internet […] READ MORE