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Tracking the Energy Revolution: Global Edition 2014

  Tracking the Energy Revolution is the first of a pair of annual graphic publications that will highlight where and how the shift to cleaner energy sources and electrified transportation is unfolding both inside Canada and around the world.  This, the first edition, focuses on the global policy and investment landscape. The second companion edition, which…

September 29, 2014 Download
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Towards the Circular Economy – Reports 1 – 3

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s three reports on ‘Towards a Circular Economy’ quantify the economic benefits of circular business models and lay out a pathway for action.  The first report makes the economic and business rationale for an accelerated transition; using product case studies, it details the potential for significant benefits across the EU.  The second…

February 13, 2014 Visit Site
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The Sharing Economy or Collaborative Consumption

Also known as collaborative consumption, it’s a movement that is changing the way some of us share our assets BY TRACEY LINDEMAN, SPECIAL TO THE MONTREAL GAZETTE In the sharing economy, what’s mine is yours. Literally. Cars, bikes, homes, offices, even camera lenses and power tools — people are sharing capital assets in unprecedented numbers….

March 31, 2014 Visit Site
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The secrets of the world’s happiest cities

What makes a city a great place to live – your commute, property prices or good conversation?

February 6, 2014 Visit Site
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The role of art in a secular society

Art has always had a very close relationship with religion. Either art had overtly religious themes, taking stories from the Bible or classical myth; or it was used for mystical purposes, as altarpieces and devotional relics; or it was, in some way, an expression of “the spiritual quest,” as Camille Paglia has put it.  So…

April 4, 2014 Visit Site
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The reports of our cultural deaths have always been greatly exaggerated

To hear non-Indigenous people tell it, we’ve been teetering on the edge of extinction since not too long after Contact. That narrative hasn’t changed much over the years, though the cause of our cultural and perhaps even physical demise has varied somewhat in the details. There have been moments of colonial guilt over past policies, but…

July 31, 2014 Visit Site
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The New-Economy Movement

This article explores the scope of the “new economy” and the movement behind it.  Here, new economy is defined as “an economy that is increasingly green and socially responsible, and one that is based on rethinking the nature of ownership and the growth paradigm that guides conventional policies.”  A number of new or alternative business…

February 13, 2014 Visit Site
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The New-Economy Movement

This article explores the scope of the “new economy” and the movement behind it.  Here, new economy is defined as “an economy that is increasingly green and socially responsible, and one that is based on rethinking the nature of ownership and the growth paradigm that guides conventional policies.”  A number of new or alternative business…

February 19, 2014 Visit Site
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The New Economics 101: True Wealth in the New Economy By Juliet Schor

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The New Economics 101: True Wealth in the New Economy

February 13, 2014 Visit Site