15 Jun '11, 7pm

Why we can't afford to do nothing: the human cost of #energy complacency and how to avoid it #sustainability

Why we can't afford to do nothing: the human cost of #energy complacency and how to avoid it #sustainability

Why we can't afford to do nothing: the cost of energy complacency June 14, 2011 | Leave a comment Canada has the resources, education, expertise and thriving economy to drive research and investment into fossil fuel alternatives (Credit: swisscan via Flickr) By Kealy Doyle, Communications Coordinator We live in exceptional times. So exceptional that there's growing recognition that we've entered a new geological age: the Anthropocene, or the age of (hu)man. We have enjoyed improving standards of health, life expectancy and quality of life for several centuries, but never before in human history have we been so numerous, so hungry and so thirsty for a way of life sustained by a finite resource. In a recent Science Matters column , David Suzuki highlighted how, in our increasingly desperate search for and extraction of fossil fuels, we are causing profound changes in the bio...

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csrwire.com 22 Jun '11, 2am

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environmentalleader.com 17 Jun '11, 2pm

The IEEE says that that in the past few years, there have been significant advancements in solar PV technology and in the ...