Resilience 2:1 Conversation


The climate crisis is the defining challenge of our lifetimes. Its scale defies comprehension, and conceals its true nature – not as one gigantic issue, but as many. Even those of us who accept the science and urgency of the climate crisis can struggle to act on our own knowledge and values. No matter who […]

Agents of change

On a snow-flecked Sunday afternoon in mid-December, Paul Dowsett gathered a group of neighbours in his backyard for a toast. Although the event featured mulled wine and a crackling bonfire, this was no holiday party. Rather, it was an event to celebrate homeowners in the Pocket — an east Toronto neighbourhood — who have committed to […]

Responses to climate change: a global survey

Climate change has important implications for the health and futures of children and young people, yet they have little power to limit its harm, making them vulnerable to climate anxiety. This is the first large-scale investigation of climate anxiety in children and young people globally and its relationship with perceived government response. Spread the word

Evil Forces to Conquer – Polluters

Hello Resilience 2:1 members, I would like to start New Year with the observation influenced by Eco-Anxiety by youngest generation around us. We are definitely all in this together but I am not sure that we are aware of the responsibility for the world we are leaving behind. I am planning to prepare much more […]

College Textbooks Cover the Climate Crisis Less Than They Did Before 2010

Coverage of climate solutions dropped to 3 percent of the total content on climate change from 15 percent in the 90s. This story was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Evidence is mounting fast of the devastating consequences of climate change on the planet, but college […]

The Global Commission on Adaptation

The Global Commission on Adaptation was launched in The Hague on 16th October 2018 by the 8th Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon. Established by Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands and the leaders of 22 other convening countries, the Commission launched with the mandate to accelerate adaptation by elevating the political […]

Climate activism is more powerful than people realize

Global warming has increased the number of extreme weather events around the world by 400% since the 1980s. Countries know how to stop the damage from worsening: stop burning fossil fuels and shift to renewable energy, electrify transportation and industry, and reduce the carbon intensity of agriculture. But none of this is happening fast enough to […]

Waste management guide 2023

Happy Holidays! We just received in a mail, this thoughtful card, Waste Management Guide 2023. I think that this is very nice gesture from the City of Toronto, to remind us that we are all in this together, that we are all part of the problem and also part of the solution.   Spread the word