Monthly Archives: December 2015

There are good tipping points too! COP21 may have been one.

It’s over. The huge circus that is a climate conference has come to an end and the thousands of participants have made their way home. Some of them will have dutifully paid to offset the carbon they used by attending. As climate conferences go, this was a good one. It went the anticipated day past … Continue reading »

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Tragedy of Our Times – Why Climate Change is Such a Wicked Problem

Preamble With COP21 in full swing in Paris, I thought I’d postpone any discussion of Canada’s contribution, or of the result of that conference, and instead present some thoughts on why climate change is the most wicked of wicked environmental problems, and why it has taken us so long to get to this point. And … Continue reading »

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