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The Livingston Tomato Report 2016: The Philosophical Environmentalist?s Guide To Justice In The Global Food System
This research paper sets the groundwork for an explanation of the global food system using complexity science as the theoretical framework to recount the story of the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), its origin (Solanum ...
Infiltrating Paradigms: Examining Current Stormwater Management Practices within the Township of Keswick and Barriers to Implementing Innovative Water Management Strategies
The increasing demand for drinking water, due to a growing population, is in competition with agriculture, industry, and economic uses. Changes in freshwater can be seen in the dropping water levels of the Great Lakes ...
Evaluation of Ontario's Cap and Trade Regulation
Using an interdisciplinary framework, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of Ontario's cap and trade regulation to achieve sustained emission reductions. This framework is shaped by six evaluation criteria to assess the ...
Supporting Domestic Energy Conservation in Ontario through Direct Feedback
Outside of financial incentives, there is a lack of tools for Ontario households to effectively conserve energy. The traditional and most commonly used policy tools, money and information, are not enough on their own to ...
Closing The Planning Gap: Towards 100% Renewable Energy Communities
As municipalities in Canada seek out ways in which to address the issues related to climate change, urbanization, and increase in population, energy is an ever-increasing concern. It's connection to land use, urban forms ...
Indigenous Participation in Clean Energy Activities in Canada: Passive Participation or ‘Community Energy’?
The trend toward bottom-up energy action through community clean energy projects has important implications for climate change mitigation in both non-Indigenous and Indigenous communities. As a result of a literature review, ...
Business Plays a Key Role in Shaping Regulation
The relationship between business ethics and regulation is complex. The role of MNCs in shaping regulation is growing. MNCs in emerging economies need to take an active approach in shaping their regulatory environments.
Promoting Renewable Energy Development and Deployment through International Cooperation: Canada's Role in the 21st Century
The development and deployment of renewable energy technologies is increasingly recognized as a necessary action to tackle climate change, advance energy security, and to achieve a transition towards a low-carbon, sustainable ...
Degrowing and Democratizing the Economy
This paper investigates the transition of societal institutions in light of the climate crisis. It proceeds from an understanding of capitalism shaped by recent literature on the "metabolic rift", primarily drawing upon ...
Global Narratives and the Vulnerable Frontiers: A critical assessment of global climate change communication processes and traditional retentions
Contemporary ecological issues compound environmental communications primary challenge of raising public consciousness and effectively mobilizing agency to mount robust systemic and practical actions. This fundamental ...