Environmental spending in Canada must be directed to solving real environmental issues and away from activities that generate merely process and consultation.
Eat Beef if You Care About Environmental Conservation
Increasing North American beef consumption supports extensive cattle ranching which, by the way, is a very environmentally sound form of food production.
A Thread Down a Football Field
An analysis of why the west side transmission line in Manitoba is sub-optimal environmental and energy policy.
Environmental Policy: More Science and Less Religion Please
Environmental policies must reflect the uncertainty inherent in science and new information that is always being collected.
How Urbanization Changes Environmental Policy
An urbanized environmental policy neglects environmental issues outside of cities.
New Appointments to the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
The Honourable John Baird, Minister of the Environment, announced today the appointment of Robert A. Dubé, Robert Sopuck, and Donald F. MacKinnon to the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE). These appointments are effective immediately.
Will Organic Farming Save the World?
A sentimental naïvety is no substitute for the hard calculation of costs and benefits. Organic farming on a wide scale would entail more environment destruction than it’s worth.
Let’s Be Smart About the Environment
Do we have to wreck our prosperous economy in order to secure the value of a clean environment? Environmental extremists must recognize that when governments use sledgehammers to accomplish laudatory goals, they do more harm than good.
The Real Threat to the Ice Bear
The transformation of the ice bear into an icon to justify new regulations has more to do with politics than real environmental danger. Inuit communities are managing the species at a very high standard.