Bike tourism: We’re glad to help
One of the joyful things to do on a lovely spring, summer, or fall day is to cycle the beautiful areas around Toronto. We are proud to be sponsors, for the third year running, of Bikes and Transit. This great website has maps, GPS coordinates and encouragement for combining bicycles and publ…View the post titled Bike tourism: We’re glad to help
Water quality trading ebbs away again
Ever since the Newt Gingrich “Common Sense Revolution”, much ink has been spent on the alleged superiority of economic instruments over “command and control”. In theory, government cannot efficiently or effectively tell people what to do; instead, government should give people an economic …View the post titled Water quality trading ebbs away again
Hidden contamination: it wasn’t my tank!
Two Vancouver families have had an expensive nightmare due to an leaking underground storage tank.View the post titled Hidden contamination: it wasn’t my tank!
Photos of the BP spill and cleanup
It is wonderful to hear how quickly the surface soil is disappearing from the Gulf of Mexico. Dec Doran of Oil Spill Control has graciously allowed me to post his photos from the BP spill cleanup in the Gulf. His key take-home message: watch out for those alligators! PART 1 BP OIL SPILL RESP…View the post titled Photos of the BP spill and cleanup
And in the U.S..
Three and four decades ago, Canada was an environmental leader. Now, in many ways, we just follow the US. On climate change, in particular, the Harper government has promised to do little until the US adopts its own climate bill. It is therefore particularly disappointing that last week cong…View the post titled And in the U.S..
Don't touch that shoreline
Cottagers frequently want to “clean up” their shoreline, but this is usually illegal without a permit. A father and son were each charged with altering their shoreline and removing vegetation without a permit, contrary to the Saskatchewan Environment Management and Protection Act, 2002.View the post titled Don't touch that shoreline
Hope you saw us in yesterday's Globe
FYI: yesterday’s story on the Inco decision, and its implications for the tar sands.View the post titled Hope you saw us in yesterday's Globe
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