Regina’s Rooming Houses debate

The City of Regina has recently begun consulting residents about the subject of “Rooming Houses,” which are homes in residential areas in which both the owner and renters are residing. If all renters in a home are relatives, then it is not a Rooming House.1 The City has asked that comments on the subject be […]

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Ethics, Slavery and the Ivory Coast

Ethics and morality are not permanent fixtures of our society. They are constantly evolving and adapting to new social norms and necessities. Today in Canada, slavery is considered to be absolutely immoral. This is, however, a relatively recent development. Two hundred years ago slavery was legal and widely accepted. At present in the Ivory Coast, […]

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Progress and potential of renewable energy

The intent of this publication is an ongoing investigation of the progress and potential of renewable energy in our world. Our goal is to collect the best writing and news on the subject of renewable energy projects and policies. We have observed that humanity is innovating rapidly as the energy security of the future becomes a global priority. Current trends indicate that the age of coal will end before we run out of coal.

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How do we define poverty?

Contents1 Extreme Poverty1.1 Why one dollar per day?1.2 Constant danger1.3 Poverty trap1.4 Require external help1.5 Extreme urban poverty2 Moderate Poverty3 Relative Poverty4 Measuring Poverty5 Alleviating Poverty Every country has people living in poverty. Here we will distinguish between people living in extreme poverty, moderate poverty, and relative poverty1. A person in relative poverty has consistent access to […]

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Does nuclear power cost more than other options?

While some variants of nuclear power plants are estimated to cost up to five times as much as competing technologies such as minimally-compliant coal power, these are extreme examples. Most populations will not allow minimally-compliant coal plants to be built because of their substantially dangerous pollution as well as radioactivity levels far above those of a nuclear power plant. Their radioactive and chemical emissions come in the form of massive fly ash ponds as well as airborne fly ash emissions.

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