Big Issues

The biggies: climate change, pollution, deforestation, endangered species and more.


Sweaters and the new green economy

December 16, 2013

Hey peeps, this is prime example of a week that blends and stirs together different living, breathing elements of sustainability in action. You’ll find my guide to greener sweaters, made lovingly, without sweatshop labour and with greener, more sustainable fibres. You’ll also find my Q&A with a prominent thinker on the new green economy –… ReadPreviousNext Post

Big Issues is blacking out to speak out

June 3, 2012

Hey ecoholics, is going black all of June 4 to speak out in support of two things that makes us truly Canadian – nature and democracy. The feds are axing our Canadian Environmental  Assessment Act and replacing it with a watered down version that speeds up assessments of mega projects. As well they’re sawing off… ReadPreviousNext Post