Electrical energy can be converted into heat, another form of energy. Latent energy in natural gas can be converted into heat through combustion. This is how we typically heat our homes.
How can you contribute to Canada’s goal of reducing its carbon footprint and save money at the same time? The low hanging fruit of energy conservation and greenhouse gas reduction is found in our homes.
What is your Holy Grail? That is, what have you been searching for, for a very long time and not yet found?
I killed a cow today; its blood is still on my hands. Oh yes, I justify this by telling myself that it is for my family’s sustenance.
Our ability to respond to our pandemic has been limited by available resources. When we were first faced with the pandemic, now almost two years ago, our resources were very limited.
Demographers tell us that prior to 1700 AD the total world population was consistently below one-half billion people. Since large families were common, why is it that the population did not rise above the one-half billion? The answer is simple: pandemic, famine and war.
A legitimate question to ask in the wake of the COP26 consultations is whether human activity is indeed affecting the planet significantly. That human activity has affected the planet can hardly be disputed. Whether this activity has been significant is a matter of opinion.
There’s got to be a better way! I have been a dialysis patient for the last nine months. My kidneys no longer function. I’m dependent on home dialysis. This means that every morning I discard over a kilo of tubes and empty bags after using them once only – all PVC plastic.
Great news! Your chance to help start the first Community Bike Repair shop in Southeast Manitoba has arrived!
An item on last week’s national news was “the cost of living is going up.” It sounded alarming, but should it be? How should we respond to such news? How should our government respond? Broadly speaking, there are two possible government responses, one appropriate, one inappropriate.