Author Archives: Cheryl Bradbee

25 Canadian Cities Chosen for Intensive Climate Action Pilot

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) in Canada, in collaboration with ICLEI and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), launched a new pilot series to provide advanced climate action support for twenty-five Canadian municipalities. Spread the word


New study pinpoints the places most at risk on a warming planet

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Some economics nerds just realized how much climate change will cost us

A bunch of economists just put down their calculators and concluded that we should act on climate change sooner rather than later. Really. Spread the word


Bad ancestors: does the climate crisis violate the rights of those yet to be born?

Our environmental vandalism has made urgent the question of ethical responsibilities across decades and centuries What if climate breakdown is a violation of the rights of those yet to be born? Finally, this urgent question seems to be getting the attention it deserves. Last month an astonishing 7 million people from nearly 200 countries took […]


Another day of dramatic climate action

The global youth climate strike on Friday, September 20, drew millions to the streets in more than 150 countries to protest weak corporate and government action on climate change. On Monday, activists kept up the pressure by blocking intersections in Washington, DC, and demonstrating in New York as the United Nations met for the Climate […]


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