Conversations That Matter: Can mining thrive in a green economy?

Credit to Author: Massey Padgham| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 14:00:19 +0000

It’s easy to say that mining’s glory days are behind us because we are racing toward a high-tech, solar- and wind-powered, future where the future is clean and green. But there’s one problem — you can’t build any of the infrastructure or instruments of the new economy without mining. Your phone, your computer, your electric […]

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Conversations That Matter: The 'Good War'

Credit to Author: Massey Padgham| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 14:00:45 +0000

Is there such a thing as a good war? According to Seth Klein, there is when the enemy poses an existential threat to human life and the world as we know it. For Klein, that enemy is human-caused climate change and he says we need to rally the Canadian government and its citizens in a […]

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Conversations That Matter: Women hardest hit in pandemic economy

Credit to Author: Massey Padgham| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 14:05:42 +0000

Women are disproportionately being hurt by a double-hit of job losses and closed child care centres

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