Monthly Archives: August 2023

“Negligent manslaughter”: Climate change could kill 1 billion mostly poor people

By the end of the century, nearly 1 billion mostly poor people could die due to climate change, a new study suggests. If climate change reaches 2°C higher than pre-industrial levels, the level of death it will unleash would be catastrophic, according to research published in the scientific journal Energies. If true, this means that […]

Climate Action Conference

My job is to send them off, motivated and informed to move as quickly as possible in both reducing emissions and engaging in actions to promote adaptation to climate extremes. This is where I will be speaking on Sept. 22, 2023 Spread the word

Why seek self-realisation?

The Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss (1912-2009) coined the term deep ecology. The main idea of deep ecology is that we should address the ecological crisis through a paradigm shift. Rather than tinkering with concrete targets (such as CO2 emissions), we must radically re-envisage how we engage with the world. Spread the word

Anger is most powerful emotion by far for spurring climate action

My greatest despair with climate change/chaos/and multiple disasters is that our policy makers have not and still will not do enough. It makes me angry and makes me feel powerless. Seems we all need to get angrier about this in order to provoke change. Spread the word


Summers lost to fire and smoke. Biblical floods. Dying forests. Retreating coasts. Economic turmoil and political unrest. It’s going to be a weird century. Here’s what it will look like—and how Canada can get through it.  Spread the word

What the Fossil Fuel Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

In a blistering talk, Nobel Laureate Al Gore looks at the two main obstacles to climate solutions and gives his view of how we might actually solve the environmental crisis in time. You won’t want to miss his searing indictment of fossil fuel companies for walking back their climate commitments — and his call for […]

Destructive Heat

We must be ready for the impacts of climate change that are already here. Scientists develop heat alert system to protect vulnerable populations.

Exploration of parks as essential community spaces

This theatrical exploration of parks as essential community spaces offers families a tranquil respite from urban intensity. Performance was somewhat simplistic, probably aimed at younger viewers, but clearly passing information about necessity for urgent action in protecting environment specially spaces like Toronto Islands, endangered by surrounding metropolis, affecting life during ongoing climate crisis, becoming  more […]