Author Archives: Cheryl Bradbee

‘Plant 1 trillion trees to fight climate change

What’s low-tech, sustainable and possibly the most effective thing we can do to fight climate change? Planting trees. A trillion of them. Spread the word

Money Speaks

Last week I attended a day on building better cities and climate change at the Global Economic Forum here in Toronto. There the panels are made up of investment bankers who control and invest billions, entrepreneurs in battery technology, smart cities, and solar, as well as government leaders. The message was clear. . . fossil […]


Findings from an initial stocktake of climate change adaptation and urban resilience efforts “In 2015, nations reached a historic global agreement on climate change and made first commitments through the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) which outline their climate action ambition, addressing both climate change mitigation (or low emission development) and adaptation to climate change. Spread […]

How warm things will get by city in the USA

New article at VOX on how warm things will get by city in the USA. The overall conclusion is that the further north you go the more warming in summer and winter. That is especially true for Canada which is warming twice as much twice as fast as most places on earth. Spread the word

Hitting toughest climate target will save world $30tn in damages, analysis shows

Almost all nations would benefit economically from keeping global warming to 1.5C, a new study indicates. Achieving the toughest climate change target set in the global Paris agreement will save the world about $30tn in damages, far more than the costs of cutting carbon emissions, according to a new economic analysis. Spread the word

About aims to support building community resilience in a world of multiple emerging challenges: the decline of cheap energy, the depletion of critical resources like water, complex environmental crises like climate change and biodiversity loss, and the social and economic issues which are linked to these. Spread the word

Fight Grows Over Who Owns Real Estate Drowned by Climate

One April morning in 2016, Daryl Carpenter, a charter boat captain out of Grand Isle, La., took some clients to catch redfish on a marsh pond that didn’t use to exist. Coastal erosion and rising seas are submerging a football field’s worth of Louisiana land every hour, creating and expanding … Spread the word

Ready to be introduced to the world

Hi All: Aleks and Hadi have done a fantastic job on the website. We are ready to be introduced to the world, well at least the world of southern Ontario. For that we need everyone to act as recruiters. The more members we have the further we can push the conversation in Ontario on resilience […]