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Impact Of Climate Change On Area Burned By Large, Lightning-caused Forest Fires In Northwestern Ontario
The dominant contribution to the area burned by forest fires in Canada is from large, lightning-caused fires. Using anomalies calculated from Canadian General Circulation Model (CGCM) climate predictions, we generated ...
Cacophonous Settler Grounded Normativity: Interrelationality With The More-than-human World As A Path For Decolonial Transformation
This paper proposes settler grounded normativity as a path for transforming understandings of relationships, so that settlers might become better able to engage in decolonization. The term ‘grounded normativity’ comes from ...
Ringed Seal Monitoring and Planning Workshop
Unifying Sustainbility And Affordability Through Planning And Policy: Solar Energy Systems As An Element Of Green Affordable Housing In Ontario
The purpose of this major research paper is to examine how existing policies and programs in socio-political contexts comparable to Ontario's make the inclusion of solar energy technology with affordable housing possible. ...
Community Energy Planning in the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor
The purpose of this major paper is to explore the possibility of developing a community energy project in rural Costa Rica. Two case communities were selected in the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor: Santa Elena and ...
Addressing Community Development through Sustainable Mining Practices: The case of Abosso Goldfields (Damang) in Ghana.
The performance of the gold mining industry globally is in no doubt. However, the industry's susceptibility to the frequent rise and fall in the price of gold, coupled with the various negative impacts it generates in ...
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 ...
Sipping Freedom: Engaging Black Radical Imagination, Confronting Middle Passage Memory, Embodying The Sacred
How can inherited colonial notions of the "human" be transformed by the assertion of African1 histories of the present? My research is driven by an impulse to recover and engage an inheritance of intellectual, cultural and ...
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in the Canadian Built Sector
This analysis examines the effectiveness of sustainability efforts within the Canadian built sector through the lens of the relevant academic literature on corporate social responsibility. The academic literature provides ...