Sciences de la Terre, environnement, géographie et urbanisme

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Dark Days at Noon

Par (auteur) Edward Struzik
Catégories: Catastrophes naturelles

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 ...

Planktonia

Par (auteur) Erich Hoyt
Catégories: Animaux aquatiques

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 ...

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: Aménagement du territoire

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 ...

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

Par (auteur) Richard Heinberg
Catégories: Changements climatiques

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 ...

Citizen's Guide to City Politics

Édité par Eric Shragge, Jason Prince & Mostafa Henaway
Catégories: Urbanisme

Montreal has a long history of militant municipalism: the emergence and repression of the FRAP, the rise and fall of the Montreal Citizens Movement and its left opposition, the rise and eclipse of Ecology ...