Environmental Policy

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Damming the Peace

The hidden costs of the Site C Dam

Since the 1970s, the Site C Dam in northeastern British Columbia’s Peace River Valley has been touted by BC Hydro and successive governments as necessary to meet the province’s … 272 View

Fostering Sustainable Behavior

An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing (Third Edition)

We are consuming resources and polluting our environment at a rate that is outstripping our planet’s ability to support us. To create a sustainable future, we must not only change our own … 184 View

Getting to Zero

Canada Confronts Global Warming

In this book, long-time social and environmental activist Tony Clarke provides hard-to-find information and analysis about what Canada is and is not doing as of 2018 to get to zero emissions. He … 248 View

I’m Right and You’re an Idiot

The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up

The most pressing environmental problem we face today is not climate change. It is pollution in the public square, where a smog of adversarial rhetoric, propaganda and polarization stifles … 275 View

Oil’s Deep State

How the petroleum industry undermines democracy and stops action on global warming — in Alberta, and in Ottawa

This book addresses the question of democratic governments failed to take serious steps to reduce carbon emissions despite dire warnings and compelling evidence of the profound and growing threat … 256 View

Peak Everything

Waking Up to the Century of Declines

A combination of wry commentary and sober forecasting on subjects as diverse as farming and industrial design, this book describes how to make the transition from The Age of Excess to the Era of … 240 View

Tar Sands Showdown

Canada and the New Politics of Oil in an Age of Climate Change

Canada’s oil patch is booming. The Alberta tar sands have become the next big oil source for the United States, replacing Saudi Arabia. Within the next 15 years, Canada will be pumping four … 312 View

The Big Stall

How big oil and think tanks are blocking action on climate change in Canada

This book traces the origins of the Trudeau government’s climate change plan back to the energy sector itself — in particular Big Oil. It shows how, in the last fifteen years, Big Oil … 304 View

The Memory We Could Be

Overcoming Fear to Create Our Ecological Future

Heal the great separation between humans and nature, and help create a future worth remembering. The Memory We Could Be moves beyond the sterile, technical language around climate change and … 338 View
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Foreward

From: The Memory We Could Be

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Looking ahead, one thing is clear: the path we are on is coming to an end. Projections of the coming decades — whether they focus on food supplies, conflicts or weather patterns — … 2 $0.20 Add
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Forward

From: Peak Everything

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Back in 2005, Richard Heinberg and I both published books on peak oil and its implications for everyday life in technologically “advanced” societies. We saw the general situation very … 3 $0.30 Add
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Fostering Sustainable Behavior

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Behavior change is the cornerstone of sustainability. Whether you are working on protecting wetlands, enhancing water or energy efficiency, altering modal transportation choices, or any of the … 13 $0.13 Add
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Introduction

From: Getting to Zero

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Identifies how the 2016 wildfires in Fort McMurray should cause Canada to confront climate change. Discusses how oil sand production has increased and why this needs to change for Canada to … 7 $0.70 Add
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Part 1: Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Planet

The Context for Sustainable Communities

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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This chapter explores the context for sustainable communities. Acting locally is more significant when we think globally, so that is where we begin our discussion of "sustainable … 15 $1.50 Add
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Preface

From: Tar Sands Showdown

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Outlines the author’s fascination with the tar sands, the three trips that he has taken to them, why the third trip was exponential different due to the changes in Canada, outlines the … 6 $0.60 Add
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Framing the Shot

From: Damming the Peace

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B.C. filmmaker and photographer Alex Harris shares how she came to document the controversial Site C Dam under construction in B.C.’s Peace River Valley. Wroking with a handful of … 9 $0.90 Add