Calgary’s growth management strategy under siege South of the border there is much gnashing of teeth over the impending “fiscal cliff” on which the United States economy teeters. Meanwhile, here in Calgary, a proposed plan to avoid our very own fiscal cliff — a tsunami of infrastructure spending and maintenance that will bury us if […]
Be ready for the future by joining the Sustainability Book Club when they discuss these ground-breaking, informative books.
Sustainable Calgary has just completed an innovative research project examining the concept of affordable living. Imagine if you had the real choice to avoid the cost of owning an automobile or of having one less automobile in your household? The implications for housing choice and affordability may surprise you. Download the report here.
Did you know that on Monday June 11 City Council will be considering adoption of a plan to house 60,000 more Calgarians in suburban greenfield development north of Stoney Trail? Sustainable Calgary has some serious concerns about this new proposal. Read more by downloading a copy of the report here.
Interested in new approaches to Sustainable Economic Development? Mike Lewis, author of Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady State Economy will be in Calgary next week May 29 (evening lecture at Downtown Library) and 30 (morning Cooperatives Workshop at Headspace in Sunalta) and May 30 afternoon (Calgary Economic Development) for these events.
The fourth State of Our City report found that worsening social and ecological deficits have resulted from two critical challenges: persistent inequality and sprawl. Other findings were: improved stewardship for the natural environment, unsustainable energy use, significant decreases in crime rates, and signs that our health status may have peaked.