Students marching on Ave. Parc, Montréal on 15th March, part of the worldwide student march that day, and one of the largest efforts in Canada. The kids understand what is happening. Image © John Mahony, Montreal Gazette. So, what has been happening in the world of climate change and environmental decline? School students around the … Continue reading
Those of you who follow this blog, as opposed to simply stumbling upon it, will have noticed that the frequency of my posts has fallen precipitously over the last year or so. Never a frequent poster, my output has dwindled from once every ten days, to once a month, and now to once or so … Continue reading
Our Human Condition – Trapped by the Familiar. It’s why Governmental or Economic Decisions are So Often Wrong when Environment is Involved.
The current kerfuffle over the expansion of the Kinder-Morgan pipeline that ships tar sands crude from Alberta to an export terminal on the coast of British Columbia is a sorry story. It demonstrates that most leaders seem incapable of looking outside the box, never mind acting outside it. Anthropocene times require out of the box … Continue reading