Fifty years ago, 20 million people took to the streets for the sake of the environment. It was the world's first Earth Day. This year we neither can’t nor need to take to the streets. Let's act on climate and make...
Press Release: Together with We Don't Have Time, Earth Day Network and Exponential Roadmap we invite you to join us for Earth Day Week, April 20–25, 2020. We bring you a public, free, online, no-fly climate conference. It marks the 50th Anniversary...
This is a work of imagination. But the urgency of the crisis is real, the need for the suggested programs is real, and the data included in these proposals is real. — Guy Dauncey In this post we imagine a...
Lenore Fahrig is a climate colleague who lives in Ottawa. She is Chancellor's Professor of Biology and co-director of the Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Research Laboratory (GLEL) at Carleton University. The post—first published in the Fahrig Lab blog—tells the...
“Climate change, ecological degradation, migrating populations, conflict, pervasive inequalities, and predatory commercial practices threaten the health and future of children in every country,” says the WHO-Unicef-Lancet Report just published February 18, 2020. How can we help our children and...
The dialogue about climate is constantly expanding. It's not enough to focus on melting Arctic glaciers, thawing permafrost, warming oceans, wildfires, floods, hurricanes, droughts. Our dialogue must now include solutions, adaptation and mitigation. We need to start asking the...
There are two ways to look back at what 2019 showed us about the climate crisis. On one side, there's the climate despair that accompanies rising greenhouse gas emissions, extreme weather events, and the failure of the COP25 climate...
Humanity is in a race against time. We have entered an age of consequences—a climate crisis. The evidence is irrefutable. The scale of transformation needed to avoid climate and ecological collapse is enormous and unprecedented. But it is not...
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has dubbed the Madrid COP25 summit as the "point of no return" in the fight against climate change. We're reminded daily of the impacts of climate change, and in spite of decades of...
The world urgently needs to break up with gasoline. And a song is a great way to get people to sing along and get comfortable with that idea. That's why we wrote the song, Gasoline Breakup. The lyrics describe...