IN THIS EPISODE:
1. Growing food without growing emissions [min 1:04]
Agriculture accounts for 10% of Canada’s (and the world’s) total climate pollution – thanks to methane emissions from animal manure, Nitrous oxide emissions from fertilizer, and Carbon dioxide emissions from machinery. Can a change in farming practices turn agriculture into a climate solution?
- Farmers for Climate Solutions 6 recommendations to government
- Brent Preston’s book, “The New Farm”
- Video: “Can Farmers Be Climate Champions?” by Equiterre & Regeneration Canada
- Video: Manitoba Co-op agricultural promo video
- SPI: “Net Zero: Implications for Canadian Agriculture”
2. The economics of public transit [min 13:25]
How does one of the most environmentally-friendly commuting options make ends meet? And what happens after COVID?
3. 60-Second Report: "Canada in a Changing Climate: Regional Perspectives Report – Prairie Provinces” [min 20:37]
- Check out the Report
4. “Five Other Things Happening in the Green Economy This Week” [min 22:22]
- Read the blog on the “5 Other Things Happening in the Green Economy This Week”
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Episode 10 includes music and clips from Eric Campbell, Audio Jungle, Zapsplat and the “Canada 150 Archive” channel on YouTube