In the early years of climate policy discussions—in the 1980s—adaptation to climate change was problematic for those advocating for the reduction of carbon emissions. Al Gore (Founder and Chairman of The Climate Reality Project) ridiculed the idea as a...
Don't Look Up takes a satirical look at how politicians, the media and society in general deal with planetary threats. In the movie, Leonardo DiCaprio plays an astronomer-scientist who tries to warn the US President of an approaching planet-killer comet...
"The emotional toll of the climate crisis has become an urgent crisis of its own," writes Rebecca Solnit in The Guardian's The long read series. Doing the hard work of confronting the climate crisis requires the right tools to...
Climate justice has evolved from the idea that the responsibility for climate change should lie with the world's worst climate offenders—the wealthy and the powerful. And yet the poorest and the most vulnerable are disproportionally impacted by global warming. (This...
António Guterres, secretary-general of the U.N., said in a statement (following the latest IPCC report on climate change) that the IPCC's latest findings are "a code red for humanity...The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable: greenhouse gas...
Over seventy five percent (75%) of Canadians are truly worried about climate change and want a climate action agenda that is more bold and ambitious. Unfortunately, most supporters—45% of the Canadian public—fall into the muddled "moveable middle" where the...
"Let's be clear—what you are doing is not about climate action or responding to an emergency. It never was," said Greta Thunberg during her address at the recent Austrian World Summit. Most will agree that world leaders are only...
What Do Canadians Really Think About Climate Change? is a report "designed to help communicators understand public opinion on climate change in Canada." Canadian attitudes on climate will to a large extent determine how far governments are willing to...
"Mark Carney is no ordinary banker. He is the banker’s banker, the superstar banker, the George Clooney of banking, possibly even the James Bond of banking," said The Guardian when it recently interviewed Carney about his latest book Values,...
"It’s not possible to frame either climate change or COVID-19 as crises that somehow stand alone or are separate from existing, overlapping layers of systemic problems...In this sense, the term “syndemic” is instructive because it can provide lessons for...