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Jim Harding Columns
Jim Harding is a retired professor of justice studies at the University of Regina. He is a founding member of the Regina Group for a Non-Nuclear Society and was director of research for Prairie Justice Research at the University of Regina, where he headed up the Uranium Inquiries Project. Jim also acted as consultant to the NFB award-winning film Uranium. He is the author of Canada’s Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System.
Governments that believe the industrial economy depends on the continuing use of fossil fuels want to maintain business-as-usual.
Saskatchewan is a pioneer in carbon capture and storage (CCS) and the Sask Party government thinks this is a win-win-win: good for the economy, for the oil industry and for reducing carbon emission
The feature in the November 2009 Scientific American shows plenty of renewable energy for future uses. But what are the challenges to conversion and are they manageable?
Saskatchewan people are becoming more informed about energy, as we should.
Was Copenhagen a predictable failure?
Can we learn about the challenge sustainability presents our universities, from the roles professors play in public policy?
During the recent World Economic Forum in India a panel on achieving equality for women was broadcast by BBC.