I began to draft this book in 2016, not 2021, but the world was not so different. Why would I write a book about an ecosystem that is fast disassembling and is unlikely to endure, in any form that is… Read More »Why Did I Write a New Book on Coral Reefs in 2021?
We environmental scientists are regularly encouraged to be positive and avoid all the doom and gloom in our messaging about global climate change and the environmental crisis more generally. Constantly harping at people about the many possible forms of doom… Read More »Can Environmental Scientists Be Too Positive About The Future?
An announcement on 11 December, a flurry of media responses, and Canada has the long-awaited, next iteration of a plan to combat climate change. Most attention has been directed to the increases planned in the cost of carbon emissions –… Read More »Canada’s Evolving Climate Action Plan – Is It Now Good Enough?