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Agriculture is a key component to combat climate change

Is the Agriculture Industry Ready to Combat Climate Change?

The agriculture industry is a large contributor to climate change. In the last 50 years, greenhouse gas emissions from fisheries, livestock and agriculture nearly doubled and could continue to rise in the future. Agriculture will also be one of the industries hardest hit by climate change, as global temperatures rise and weather patterns become more erratic. With a growing world…

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healthy soil

How Different Methods of Soil Health Can Combat Climate Change

In the fight to curb global warming, we should do our best to restore the natural soil carbon cycle. Healthy soil is our foundation.

Pollution in our drinking water

Drinking Water Pollution May Be Ruining Our Health

As human consumption of natural resources grows, so does the stress we put on our supply of fresh drinking water, risking the health and well-being of millions of people.

10 Ways to Stop Your House from Contributing to Climate Change

Sometimes life gets away with us and before we know it, leading an environmentally-friendly lifestyle slips lower down the priority list. However, the effects of climate change are more upon us now than ever before and we no longer have time on our side. The good news is that where we spend a lot of time, our homes, are entirely…

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Environmental Bill of Rights Put Forward in Nova Scotia

Last week Nova Scotia’s New Democratic Party (NDP) introduced an Environmental Bill of Rights in the provincial legislature. The proposed bill would enhance transparency of the government decision-making that revolves around ecosystems and the environment and give citizens a greater say in the political process.

Earth taken before its time. Will anything change in the 2014 midterm elections?

The Complicated Environmental Alliances in the 2014 Midterms

The US midterms are right are around the corner, but an analysis of environmental alliances shows the situation is far more complicated in 2014 than it was in previous election cycles. As the political theater unfolds, the clock is ticking down and we are rapidly running out of time to curb emissions and reign in climate change. While some things…

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Hanging on every word. Despite their best intentions, does star-powered environmental advocacy run the risk of succumbing to the fickle and shallow tendencies in our society?

What is Wrong with Star Powered Environmental Advocacy

Environmental advocacy and star power What harm can there be from celebrities who provide material support, raise environmental awareness and encourage ecological action? We live in a culture of celebrity worship, we are bombarded with their images in advertising, film, television and online. Whether we are consumers of pop culture or not, there is no denying that celebrities hold a…

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