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Storm Warning

Storm Warning

Water and Climate Security in a Changing World
by Robert William Sandford
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, hydrology, environmental policy

Human beings and industrial-based society are changing the composition of our planet’s atmosphere and causing it to warm at an unnatural and oftentimes astonishingly rapid rate. Much of that warmth is being absorbed by water, which as a result is moving through the global hydrological cycle faster and in unprecedented ways. A warmer atmosphere ca …

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The Climate Nexus

The Climate Nexus

Water, Food, Energy and Biodiversity in a Changing World
by Dr. Jon O'Riordan & Robert William Sandford
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Secure supplies of water, food and energy are essential to human dignity and well-being around the globe. In turn, the vitality of these three depends on a thriving biodiversity supported by healthy ecosystems. The complex interdependence among these four factors is known as the Nexus.

Global demand for the first three elements is increasing due to …

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The Columbia River Treaty

The Columbia River Treaty

A Primer
by Robert William Sandford; Deborah Harford & Dr. Jon O'Riordan
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Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

The Columbia River Treaty ratification in 1964 created the largest hydropower project in North America, with additional emphasis on flood protection for the United States. As the treaty approaches its 60th anniver …

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Frostbike

Frostbike

The Joy, Pain and Numbness of Winter Cycling
by Tom Babin
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tagged : cycling, winter sports, city planning & urban development

The bicycle is fast becoming a ubiquitous form of transportation in cities all over the world, making our urban spaces more efficient, more livable and healthier. But many of those bicycles disappear into basements and garages when the warm months end, parked there by owners fearful of the cold, snow and ice that winter brings. But does it have to …

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On Fracking

On Fracking

by C. Alexia Lane
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Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

Across North America and around the world, a significant shift from conventional to unconventional energy extraction is occurring like never before. As traditional energy sources dwindle and the insatiable demand …

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Cold Matters

Cold Matters

The State and Fate of Canada's Fresh Water
by Robert William Sandford
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tagged : ecology, environmental conservation & protection, environmental policy

Cold Matters is a vital and approachable work that distills the scientific complexities of snow, ice, water and climate and presents the global implications of research put forth and funded by the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences. This timely book gives the concerned reader an opportunity to take part in the conversation abo …

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Little Black Lies

Little Black Lies

Corporate and Political Spin in the Global War for Oil
by Jeff Gailus
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Beginning in 1967 and for just over 30 years, the oil industry toiled in the relative obscurity of Northern Alberta as machines peeled away earth and boreal forest to exhume what has now become one of humanity’s most precious and contentious resources: bitumen. As the years passed, the bitumen mines sprawled, poisonous tailings ponds spread, toxi …

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Digging the City

Digging the City

An Urban Agriculture Manifesto
by Rhona McAdam
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At the last census in 2006, just over 80 percent of Canada’s population lived in urban centres. How we feed that population and protect its food sources is an enduring subject of debate in food security circles these days. As consumers and citizens, we all need to take a hard look at the deficiencies in Canada’s ability to feed the urban poor; …

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Gift Ecology

Gift Ecology

Reimagining a Sustainable World
by Peter Denton
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Global sustainability in the 21st century seems to be an elusive goal. There are too many issues, too many problems—and, increasingly, too many people—to make the major changes required in the time various experts tell us we have left before it’s too late.

To create a sustainable future, we need to change the game itself. We cannot simply try …

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Becoming Water

Becoming Water

Glaciers in a Warming World
by Michael Demuth
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Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

Becoming Water takes the reader on a tour of Canada’s glaciers, describing the stories they tell and educating the reader about how glaciers came to be, how they work and what their future holds in our warming w …

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