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Planktonia

When people hear the word "migration," they think of animals that move from a feeding area to a breeding area and back each year. But the greatest migration on Earth happens twice every night. The movement ...

Dark Days at Noon

By (author) Edward Struzik
Categories: Natural disasters

The catastrophic runaway wildfires advancing through North America and other parts of the world are not unprecedented. Fires loomed large once human activity began to warm the climate in the 1820s, leading ...

Change for Good

Based on the author’s 35 years at the forefront of business and social change, Change for Good explores businesses’ new bottom line: helping to solve social problems. Featuring personal experiences ...

Quietly Shrinking Cities

By (author) Maxwell Hartt
Categories: Human geography

At 5 percent, Canada’s population growth was the highest of all G7 countries when the most recent census was taken. But only a handful of large cities drove that growth, attracting human and monetary ...

A Brief History of the Earth's Climate

By (author) Steven Earle
Categories: Climate change

A Brief History of the Earth’s Climate is an accessible, illustrated, myth-busting guide to the natural evolution of the Earth’s climate over 4. 6 billion years, how and why human-caused global warming ...

Shift Change

Hamilton’s industrial age is over. In the steel capital of Canada, there are no more skies lit red by foundries at sunset, no more traffic jams at shift change. Instead, an urban renaissance is taking ...

Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle

Stop thinking about efficiency and start thinking about sufficiency

Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle reveals the carbon cost of everything we do, identifying where we can make big reductions, while not ...

Power

By (author) Richard Heinberg
Categories: Climate change

Power traces how humans have come to overpower the earth’s natural systems and to oppress one another, with catastrophic consequences. We must rapidly re-learn the lessons of power self-limitation rooted ...

Pourquoi pas le vélo?

“Bikes are great, but you gotta have room for cars; biking is dangerous!” Who better to challenge these preconceived ideas than a Dutchman living in France? With wicked humour, Stein Van Oosteren ...