Dr. Warren Mabee, Director of the Institute for Energy and environmental Policy talks about how the changing climate is affecting us, and while governments are recognizing the problem, workable solutions remain in short supply. Warren Mabee provides an overview of the situation in Canada, and the ways Canadian governments are slowly moving to a low carbon economy. He explores controversial policies, like carbon taxes, and more impactful alternatives. These include the use of bio-based building products, new materials, alternative fuels, and adapting the management of forests, and agriculture. He talks about the role we all can play.
He gives a good analysis of what can be achieved in the short and longer term., He spoke at Hastings Stewardship Winter Speaker Series on January 16. You can down load his power point presentation below.
Farmers’ Markets, Farm Stands, Flowers, and Fond FarewellsHave you visited a farmers’ market this summer? Here’s our list of markets in Hastings