Monthly Archives: June 2015

We Could Have Done Much Better: Canada’s sorry record on managing CO2 emissions.

Earlier this month in Schloss Emlau, high in the Bavarian Alps, Canada’s Stephen Harper and the other G7 leaders, agreed to the establishment of a zero-carbon economy by 2100. It could have been a stronger agreement, with a target date of 2050, but Canada and Japan fought successfully to weaken it by 50 years. It’s … Continue reading »

Categories: Canada's environmental policies, Climate change, Economics, In the News, Politics | 1 Comment

What are We Doing to Our Oceans?

This post is in celebration of World Oceans Day. We should be at one with the oceans, they course through our blood. But we are not, and we are changing them, perhaps irrevocably. I hope not. Image © Elementary, my dear Watson – the Warming of the Oceans Stand a bucket of cold water … Continue reading »

Categories: Arctic, Biodiversity Loss, Changing Oceans, Climate change | 2 Comments