The COVID-19 pandemic won’t be over anytime soon. Globally, the number of cases continues to rise dramatically. And even in countries which have brought COVID under control, new spikes in cases show just how fragile any post-lockdown situation can...
So much has been written and so much has been said about what the coronavirus means for climate change. And yes, the parallels between the coronavirus (COVID-19 pandemic) and climate change are too large and too numerous to ignore....
A recent piece in The Cut shows how Climate Psychologist Margaret Klein “gets it done”. Margaret talks about waking up to the climate crisis and dealing with climate grief. And she shows how she’s applying her training as a...
The wildfire season is well underway in various regions around the globe. But this year, the coronavirus is adding an even greater challenge—a double challenge—for fire fighters and health officials on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. Authorities...
To‌ ‌prevent‌ ‌the‌ ‌worst‌ ‌impacts‌ ‌of‌ ‌global‌ ‌heating,‌ ‌we‌ ‌need‌ ‌a‌ ‌whole‌ ‌suite‌ ‌of‌ ‌policy‌ ‌changes.‌ ‌Of‌ ‌them,‌ ‌making‌ ‌carbon‌ ‌pricing ‌‌predictable‌ ‌is‌ ‌by‌ ‌far‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌effective‌ ‌one‌ ‌we‌ ‌know‌ ‌of.‌ Carbon pricing is the most silver bullet-ish...
In her recent article published in Health Journal, Ellen Moyer claims that not only was COVID-19 created by humans but it's also nature's payback for neglecting our health and the environment. Our behaviour promotes infectious viruses and destroys our defenses...
As the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, we must not ignore the climate crisis. The evidence is all around us. Global warming threatens our very existence. As Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said recently, "Just because we're in...
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadians (and the rest of the world) to hit the pause button. How do we recover back better? Can we? Do we want to? This is especially true of our energy transition to a...
“Delay is the deadliest form of denial," once said C. Northcote Parkinson. And "Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it,” according to George R.R. Martin ( A Game of Thrones). And as the world struggles...
"This is the time for a Great Reset," writes George Monbiot in a recent Op-ed in The Guardian. He refers to "a collective failure: a crashing lapse in education, that is designed for a world in which we no...