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Cultivating Critical Learning: Critical Food Pedagogy in Foodshare's School Grown Program
There are numerous problems created by the industrial food system. These include redefining the relationship between eaters and their food as one between a consumer and a product, and the concomitant consumer deskilling ...
The Tensions of Food System Localization in Ontario's Buy-Local Procurement
Buying local has become a recent trend within the food movement across the world. The purchasing of local foods is seen as a way to support local economies, and relationships while also promoting better environmental ...
Transitioning Community Food Systems for Sustainability and a Proposed Caledon Community Food Plan to Foster a Successful Resilient Local Food Economy
Communities have become a promising place to work sustainability transitions. As the world has become increasing complex, it is no longer possible to use linear thinking to deal with the massive problems facing us. From ...
Towards a Circular Urban Metabolism with Sewer Wastewater Heat Recovery Systems (SWWHRS): Introducing a SWWHRS Planning Decision Support System
In this paper I describe how cities can reduce their dependence on fossil fuels for space and water heating by utilizing sewer wastewater heat as a low carbon energy source. I introduce the first stage of a planning decision ...
Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in the city of Lagos, Nigeria
Coastal cities worldwide, located in low-lying topography are faced with challenges arising from climate-change-induced events such as sea-level rise, storm surges and coastal erosion, exacerbated by rapid urban growth, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Planning For The Future: Framework Towards Achieving Co-benefits Through Beneficial Management Practices In The Credit Valley Watershed, Ontario
As the population increases, development pressures, especially in large urban centers, have created a lot of stress on ecosystems, and the ecosystem functions and services that they provide. Issues such as loss of wetland ...
Diversity, local economies, and globalization’s limits
(Inanna Publication, 2002)