Climate change is becoming more of a serious concern; not only as a way of threatening our capitalist and economic development system, but also our own health, philosophy, freedom, and rights. However, even with activism today, there is a lack of contribution that environmentalists are heavily seeking from the general public.
The gap that this research essay will fill is a mix from scientific, theoretical and practical areas. Climate change is mostly discovered through scientific data, with regards to emissions and how they relate to new information that shows an increase in natural... [+] Read more
Because I was too occupied with other homework, this article was done very quickly. As such, the writing is not as organized as it should be according to my professor's expectations.
Back in February 2014, what I worked on was an article about volunteer organizations; I decided to do mine on environment protection, comprising of four different organizations, including CIEL from outside Montreal, Nature Action Québec, Nature Canada, and the Canadian Environmental Law Association. As such, I wanted to find an individual who made a fundamental change, in an industrialized... [+] Read more
Centre d'information sur l'environnement de Longueuil, or CIEL, is a non-profit organization I discovered at Champlain College Saint-Lambert's Social Awareness Fair on February 19, 2014. They deal with the issue of environment in a local perspective.
Located outside Montreal, CIEL’s goal is spreading awareness about sustainable development and environment protection to Longueuil, the largest suburbs of the Montérégie Region. Today, they are spreading word about the chorus frog (rainette faux-grillon) and its risk of... [+] Read more
The Canadian Environment Law Association, or CELA, is a politics-based environment agency in Toronto. They work closely with the Government of Canada regarding the environmental implications set out, and environmental management.
Their objectives are to increase public engagement in environment-based decision making, advocate for laws, standards and policies, work with the public and interest groups for long-term solutions regarding environment concerns and resource use, and apply precautionary measures to hamper harm to human and the... [+] Read more
Nature Canada is a government-based organization, in association with Environment Canada, based in Ottawa, with their sole purpose in environment protection across Canada.
They engage people and advocate, based on nature, for protection and conservation of wildlife and their habitats in the natural lands of Canada. Their prime core lies upon bird conservation, wilderness protection, endangered species, and have people connect to nature more properly.
Today, their campaigns include the implementation of wind power in appropriate... [+] Read more
Nature Action Quebec is a social enterprise located in Beloeil, a suburban off the Island of Montreal
They guide people and organizations in implementing some environmental practices to protect the environment in various ways, across the entire province. Today, their major project is conserving the natural habitats of several areas around Montreal’s south shore, including Brossard, a municipality of the Montérégie region outside Longueuil. In addition, they are involved in waste management, environmental policy, climate change... [+] Read more
This article discusses about the carbon footprint us humans leave in the environment that surrounds us. As such, I will be discussing the phenomenon from three different perspectives: two from two different news articles, one from Quebec and one from British Columbia, and one perspective from a research magazine. I will finally conclude this discussion with an academic discipline and explain why this perspective is related to the subject matter discussed here.
According to... [+] Read more