Resilience 2:1 Blog

Join youth strikers demanding climate action May 24, 2019

On Friday May 24, 2019, youth activists across the world are striking for climate action in their local communities and countries. Organizers like Greta, Alienor and Grace are working hard to remind us that, in the face of climate change, we need to come together and take action to bring our hopes and dreams to […]

Species Are Going Extinct At An Unprecedented Rate

A 2019 global analysis of the state of nature (read about it here), compiled by 150 experts from 50 countries…

‘Plant 1 trillion trees to fight climate change

What’s low-tech, sustainable and possibly the most effective thing we can do to fight climate change? Planting trees. A trillion of them.

Impact of Climate Change and Adaptation Measures

Spending some time on the beautiful island of Madeira, Autonomous region of Portugal and integral part of European Union, was a chance to examine how seriously EU is thinking about impact of Climate Change. READ MORE =>

New Member

I am very glad to announce acceptance to our group new member. Kelsey Hamilton earned her MSc. in Food and Nutrition from Western University.  Kelsey’s research interests focus on the food-health nexus. This includes the effects of climate change on food quality and food security, and how to develop food systems that are resilient and […]

Why Reducing Carbon Footprint Matters

This is all well known, but reminding ourselves is still good. Offsetting your unavoidable CO2 emissions is a practical and immediate way to take ownership of your personal contribution to climate change. With COTAP, you’re addressing global economic inequality too. Offsetting also reveals both the need for cleaner energy sources and opportunities for reducing your […]

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

On March 4, 2019, the United Nations recognized the critical role of ecosystem restoration as a tool for improving environmental conditions and enhancing human communities by designating 2021-2030 the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Sidewalk Toronto has only one beneficiary, and it is not Toronto

The most insightful comments during the public announcement came when Eric Schmidt, Google’s former executive chair, said they had realized their long-running dream for “someone to give us a city and put us in charge.”