Monthly Archives: March 2023

‘Terrified for my future’: climate crisis takes heavy toll on young people’s mental health

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Synthesis Report of the Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is currently in its Sixth Assessment cycle, during which the IPCC will produce the Assessment reports of its three Working Groups, three Special Reports, a refinement to the Methodology Report and the Synthesis report. The Synthesis Report (SYR) will be the last of the Sixth Assessment Report products, […]

Climate emotions and anxiety among young people in Canada: A national survey and call to action

Young people have a unique positionality in relation to the mental and emotional dimensions of climate change: they have contributed the least to the crisis, they are and will be disproportionately impacted, and they have limited opportunities and invaluable perspectives for influencing action. Evidence increasingly illustrates that young people are particularly vulnerable to climate distress […]

Three Myths About Renewable Energy and the Grid, Debunked

Renewable energy skeptics argue that because of their variability, wind and solar cannot be the foundation of a dependable electricity grid. But the expansion of renewables and new methods of energy management and storage can lead to a grid that is reliable and clean. As wind and solar power have become dramatically cheaper, and their […]

Eco-Bulevard, new suburban development

The proiect’s name, Eco-boulevard encapsulates the design’s fusion of industrial and natural elements. The whole proposal could be defined as an urban recycling operation consisting of the following actions: the insertion of an air tree-social dynamizer, over an existing urbanized space, the densification of the existing alignment of trees and the reduction and asymmetric arrangement of […]

Canada’s young people are filled with a sense of doom and gloom

Canada’s young people are filled with a sense of doom and gloom, not just about the planet’s climate change future, but also about their government’s lack of action in dealing with it. That’s according to a recent study from Lakehead University, in which researchers surveyed 1,000 people ages 16 to 25 across the country on […]