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International Synergies to Address Climate Change: Participatory Community Organizing in Toronto and the Baixada Fluminense, Brazil
(Common Ground Research Networks, 2012)
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 ...
Disturbing the Balance: Exploring the Implications of Employment Land Conversions in the City of Toronto
The aim of this paper is to explore and understand the implications of employment land conversions in the City of Toronto, and in particular its impact on housing affordability. The municipal government has attempted to ...
Youth Involvement in Participatory Watershed Planning. Understanding the relationships between well-being, participatory governance, and watersheds.
The Nechako watershed is a vast landscape in north-central British Columbia that is sparsely populated, and characterized by extractive industries such forestry and mining. Due to the construction of the Kenney Dam in the ...
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 ...
The European Fire Ant, Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Credit River Valley Watershed
The European fire ant, Myrmica rubra (Linneaus) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) is an ant species native to Europe that is invasive in the northern United States and Canada. M. rubra has proven very hard to control once it has ...
Simulating The Evacuation Of Students Attending Classes At The York University's Keele Campus
Since 1901, Canada has recorded over a thousand disasters (CDD, 2015). Ontario, a province possessing the highest number of incidents and evacuations, has adapted and learned from these experiences. The Emergency Movement ...
The Evolution Of Trade Policy On Gmos In Europe
The European Union has a reputation for holding strict genetically modified (GM) safety standards. Yet, there seems to be some dispute about it being a barrier to trade. There are political questions about how public ...
The Intersection of the Environment and Niche Technology: A Cross-Jurisdictional Analysis of the Integration of Energy Storage Technologies in North America
The purpose of this paper is to identify regulatory and market barriers to energy storage as a model for the adoption of future sustainable energy technologies in Ontario. This paper examines current barriers and makes ...
Stakeholder Management And Sustainable Development
Anthropogenic activities are causing pronounced climatic changes affecting economies of scale. Engaging stakeholders in sustainable development initiatives can reduce these impacts. Therefore, there is currently a greater ...