Monthly Archives: November 2023

The great carbon divide

We are not equally to blame for rising temperatures, and recognizing that is an important step in identifying possible solutions. Spread the word

Climate change: Rise in Google searches around ‘anxiety’

Online search queries related to “climate anxiety” have risen, according to data gathered by Google and shared exclusively with BBC 100 Women. Studies also suggests that women are more affected by climate anxiety than men. Spread the word

More than half of world’s largest companies’ net zero pledges are false promises

The recent InfluenceMap study, assessing the climate commitments of nearly 300 of the world’s largest companies, has uncovered a troubling trend: over half are at risk of ‘net zero greenwashing.’ This finding highlights a significant disconnect between corporate pledges to support the Paris Climate Accord and actual policy actions, casting doubt on the integrity of […]

We have given Earth a fever

On the afternoon of 3 May 2016, firefighters spotted a plume of smoke near the Canadian oil city of Fort McMurray. It was early in the fire season for the subarctic region and slabs of ice were still floating on its lakes. A water-bombing helicopter was immediately scrambled but it was already too late. Within […]

Mass Timber 2023 – Magazine

Our annual issue covering all things mass timber is here! We take a deep dive into the industry right now, mapping new and exciting manufacturers, think tanks, organizations and schools, as well as provide coverage of successful new case studies. As mass timber continues to revolutionize the AEC industry, this issue is your of-the-moment guide […]

WHO Report – Climate change – 12 October 2023

•Climate change is directly contributing to humanitarian emergencies from heatwaves, wildfires, floods, tropical storms and hurricanes and they are increasing in scale, frequency and intensity. •Research shows that 3.6 billion people already live in areas highly susceptible to climate change. Between 2030 and 2050, climate change is expected to cause approximately 250 000 additional deaths […]

Climate Data for a Resilient Canada: Spatial Analogues

Spatial analogues are locations (in this case, cities) where one or more descriptor of climate is similar to that projected for another location in the future. In other words, they are locations that are currently experiencing one or more of the climatic conditions that we would expect our target location to experience in the future. […]