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GTEC Canada Executive Director, Arden Henley

Vancouver Guardian Interview with GTEC Executive Director, Arden Henley

In an interview published this past week in the Vancouver Guardian, GTEC Executive Director, Arden Henley maps out GTEC’s current focus on establishing a Climate Crisis Education Centre in partnership ...
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When is it too late?

When Is It Too Late: An Open Letter to Hal

By Arden Henley I don’t think I found out whether you have children or grandchildren during our brief conversation in the waiting room at the dentist’s office. As I recall, ...
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/ climate change, lifestyle, opinion
The Madness of Crowds

Opinion: The Madness of Crowds

by Ross ThrasherThe Madness of Crowds is the title of Louise Penny’s latest mystery novel, set as usual in the remote Quebec village of Three Pines. Without giving away too ...
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/ lifestyle, opinion
Impacts

Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The most recent IPCC Report shows that the impacts of the climate crisis such as extreme weather events like heat waves, droughts, flooding and wildfires are increasing in frequency and ...
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Inspiration for the Beleagered

Inspiration for the Beleaguered

By Scott Lawrance and Tara Souch Unprecedented. A word for these times. Pandemic, heat dome, catastrophic flooding, wildfires, and now the Emergency Measures Act. Yes, and is not each moment ...
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/ climate change, lifestyle, sustainability
Student Voices

Student Voices

As the Executive Director of the Green Technology Education centre I am delighted to introduce the Student Voices series of blogs. This series provides an opportunity for high school students ...
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Life on Low Heat

Life On Low Heat

By Markella from Richmond, BCIt is well-known that if you put a frog into a pot of boiling water, it will jump out. If you gently place a frog into ...
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What is Sustainability to me?

What is sustainability to me?

By Jenna from Richmond, BCWhat is sustainability? Sustainability means obtaining and acquiring our own needs, by encouraging humans to interact with the environment in a way that ensures that there ...
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What is Sustainability

How do I Try to Be a More Sustainable Person

By Ashwin from Richmond, BCAccording to the Cambridge Dictionary the definition of sustainability is “the quality of being able to continue over a period of time”. I have made lots ...
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plastic waste

Using the 3 R’s to be Sustainable

Isabella from Richmond As the worldwide population increases, it is inevitable that waste will continue to pile up and pollute our environment, that’s why it is so important to implement ...
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