Sciences de la Terre, environnement, géographie et urbanisme

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Change for Good

Par (auteur) Paul Klein
Catégories: Économies en développement

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

Par (auteur) Maxwell Hartt
Catégories: Géographie humaine

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

Par (auteur) Steven Earle
Catégories: Changements climatiques

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

Par (auteur) Stephen Dale
Catégories: Urbanisme

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 ...

Power

Par (auteur) Richard Heinberg
Catégories: Géographie humaine

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?

Par (auteur) Stein van Oosteren
Préface de Suzanne Lareau
Catégories: Urbanisme

“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 ...

Your Plastic Footprint

Your Plastic Footprint educates readers about the origins and scope of the plastic problem, helps them measure the scale of the problem on an individual level and then offers solutions on how to rethink ...

The Story of CO2

The Story of CO2 explores all aspects of carbon dioxide, from the atomic to the universal, and takes the reader on an epic journey into our physical world, from the Big Bang all the way to the present ...

Watermelon Snow

Par (auteur) Lynne Quarmby
Catégories: La Terre

From the vantage of a boat full of artists on an adventure in the high Arctic, biologist Lynne Quarmby explains the science that convinced her of an urgent need to act on climate change and recounts how ...

Lead for the Planet

Par (auteur) Rae Andre
Catégories: Conservation de l’environnement

When a picture of a person who should be dead appears on social media, one woman begins a desperate search through multiple identities and across Western Canada. A mystery, a road novel, and a coming ...