August 29, 2023 2 min read
Treat yourself to some art, books, or performance tickets, and support independent journalism about how we can live sustainably.
August 29, 2023 - 2 min read
A zero-waste pioneer shares thoughts on community-building, intentional shopping, and unsexy solutions.
Sun Woo Baik
July 31, 2023 - 5 min read
Easy ways to break up with the stuff that doesn’t break down.
July 14, 2023 - 5 min read
The Climate Disaster Project was named a finalist in the Covering Climate Now awards.
July 05, 2023 - min read
Vancouver writer digs into Britain’s transformative WWII food policies to find guidance for our own war on climate change.
June 23, 2023 - 7 min read
Documentary about India’s jute factories immerses viewers in a natural-fibre industry on the cusp of transformation.
May 05, 2023 - 5 min read
A student’s heat wave experience showed him the costs of the climate disaster.
Julia Archelene Magsombol
March 09, 2023 - 7 min read
Forget the memes: Canadian police hurt Black and Indigenous people just as much as their colleagues to the south.
February 14, 2023 - 5 min read
I spent a spring teaching kids about gardening and passive solar greenhouses—and I learned just as much as they did.
January 10, 2023 - 7 min read
A week of working in the heat and smoke opened an Alberta student’s eyes to the realities of the climate crisis.
December 14, 2022 - 4 min read
Canada should learn from the way the French government funds home energy improvements.
November 22, 2022 - 7 min read
A rock climber gives up competing to focus on climate activism.
November 15, 2022 - 5 min read
This BC First Nation is using green technology to live out its ancestral values.
June 21, 2022 - 5 min read
How these climate activists got the gas out of their home.
June 17, 2022 - 9 min read
India’s plan to build seven new hydro dams in Kashmir will hurt ecosystems and Indigenous communities.
June 14, 2022 - 8 min read
Indigenous filmmaker Heather Hatch’s new documentary has been five years in the making.
May 11, 2022 - 5 min read
Not only is cryptocurrency a risky investment, its creation uses a shocking amount of energy.
March 24, 2022 - 8 min read
The story of solar panels is one of innovation, low-carbon energy, and a complex disposal process.
June 30, 2021 - 7 min read
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