Category Archives: Sustainability

Trump fuel economy rollback is based on misleading and shoddy calculations, study finds

Collection of several articles and scientific research analysis. — The Trump Administration on August 2, 2018, released a proposal to freeze model year vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards at model year 2020 levels through model year 2026, … Continue reading

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Hustle in the oil patch: Inside a looming financial and environmental crisis – Investigation

Just a few years after the boom, energy companies are shedding distressed wells for next to nothing. It’s a brisk trade in junk assets — and it’s going virtually unchecked by regulators. Who will pay to clean it up? JEFF … Continue reading

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U.S. court affirms verdict holding Monsanto weed-killers responsible for man’s cancer

This recent court case ruled the Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) RoundUp herbicide caused a man’s cancer. It got accidentally sprayed inside his suit and all over his skin. Bayer and their supporters will say it still safe to use … Continue reading

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Concerns and impacts of a rapid rate of climate change

NASA graphic shows record global heat anomalies — Nov 16 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Canadian and Global Citizen Nearly everyone agrees the climate on planet earth has changed in a varying cycle of hot and cold periods over millions … Continue reading

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Ottawa to announce rebates in provinces without carbon reduction plan

Giant flames burn off waste gases as smoke and steam belch from steel mills in Hamilton, Ont., on Feb. 1, 2007. J.P. MOCZULSKI/THE CANADIAN PRESS — SHAWN MCCARTHY – GLOBAL AND MAIL ENERGY REPORTER OTTAWA PUBLISHED OCTOBER 22, 2018 UPDATED … Continue reading

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Canada divided on climate and not leading by example

July 18 2018 Concerning article from the Globe and Mail below and other sources who are generally more reputable than many in the media. Many conservative minded folks are seeing climate change as a hoax or exaggerated to push carbon … Continue reading

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Where have all the mommies gone?

(Picture: Getty/Digital Vision) May 13 2018 — An interesting article below from the Globe and Mail about low birth and fertility rates in Canada and elsewhere plus my added commentary along with related information I have collected. — Canada and … Continue reading

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