Author Archives: Cheryl Bradbee

Why Greta Thunberg Captured Our Attention on Climate

We’re finally ready to absorb her bleak message, and maybe act on it. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg poses for a photograph on board the Malizia II sailing yacht in Plymouth, England, on Aug. 13./ Ben Stanstall/AFP/Getty Images It’s been a year since teenage Swedish climate protester Greta Thunberg began her solitary school strike outside […]


Climate Change in Canada | Climate Atlas of Canada

Welcome to the Climate Atlas. The Climate Atlas of Canada combines climate science, mapping and storytelling to bring the global issue of climate change closer to home for Canadians. It is designed to inspire local, regional, and national action that will let us move from risk to resilience. Spread the word


Future – Could wooden buildings be a solution to climate change?

Future – Could wooden buildings be a solution to climate change? The seven-storey building is about two-thirds complete – the basic structure and staircases are in place, with plastering and wiring just beginning. But as I walk around, something different slowly reveals itself. Spread the word


Financially Viable Solutions That Work Now

Financially Viable Solutions That Work Now The Foundation for Climate Restoration is partnering with local governments, NGOs and communities around the world to launch financially viable ecosystem restoration projects to revive ocean dead zones, grow forests of seaweed and bring back fisheries. Spread the word


Putting pigs in the shade: the radical farming system banking on trees

A farm in Portugal is showing how the ancient art of silvopasture – combining livestock with productive trees – may offer some real answers to the climate crisis Spread the word


7,000+ Colleges and Universities Declare Climate Emergency and Unveil Three-Point Plan to Combat It.

“We all need to work together to nurture a habitable planet for future generations and to play our part in building a greener and cleaner future for all.” More than 7,000 colleges and universities across the globe declared a climate emergency on Wednesday and unveiled a three-point plan to collectively commit to addressing the crisis. […]


Generating fundamental understanding of global ecology

This is an important new tool for strategic tree planting to suck up massive amounts of CO2. They proposed nearly 80 million hectares of reforestation for Canada. Governments around the world are well below the 50% level in what is required in their commitments so far. But it turns out, one of the most important […]


Restoring forests may be our most powerful weapon

Adding 2.2 billion acres of tree cover would capture two-thirds of man-made carbon emissions, a new study found. Allowing the Earth’s forests to recover could cancel out the majority of humanity’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to new research. Spread the word