Dirty Canadian Pensions

Dirty Canadian Pensions

Private and public Canadian pension funds allocate many billions of dollars to a wide variety of investments in the interest of contributors and beneficiaries, attempting to yield a stable and strong return. The relationship between Canadian pension funds and environmental sustainability lies in the nature of investments that are made and the risk that these investments are exposed to as a result of climate change. 

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The Trouble with Beef

The Trouble with Beef

There seems to be new studies popping up almost daily that support the near-catastrophic environmental consequences of consuming farmed beef. For many years now, it has been agreed that agriculture is a major driver of climate change, but new studies are beginning to specify just HOW huge this impact is, and calling out the greatest offender of all - beef. So why are so many people still eating beef, and what is the best way to start to reduce your beef intake?

 

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The 'Dirt' on Dirt

The 'Dirt' on Dirt

Day to day,  I think it's safe to assume that most of us don't think about the soil beneath our feet, and would be surprised to discover the incredible importance of healthy soil in maintaining a healthy environment. In reality, the abundance and distribution of healthy soil is vital for the health of our agriculture, air and water quality, as well as animal productivity. The health of our soil is at risk though, and it's important to understand how this can impact us all.

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