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Changing Forests in a Warming World
Severe fires can dramatically alter the future growth of a spruce forest. A severe fire is likely to change the forest to one dominated by broadleaf deciduous trees, especially in drier places.
Society Needs to Move Towards Sustainable Energy Systems in Order to Deal with Climate Change
Climate change is at its core an energy problem. However, energy usage is not just an ecological problem. It’s a social one as well. Climate change requires us to look at our energy systems more critically and reduce the ...
Can Models of Ecological Citizenship Help Us Better Understand the Role of Corporations in Dealing with Environmental Problems?
Corporations affect the environment in a number of different ways. Ecological citizenship models reveal the important roles and impacts of corporations on environmental politics.
Which Method of Emissions Trading Is the Best at Reducing Pollution?
A lab simulation showed that cap-and-trade emissions trading leads to less pollution than baseline-and-credit if the emissions rate stays the same.
Ontario Needs to Do More to Improve on Sustainability in Its Energy Policy Plans
The Integrated Power System Plan proposed by the Ontario Power Authority failed to maximize its potential contributions to the province’s economic, social and environmental sustainability.