Climate Change

It’s Time to Stop Being Polite About Plants

Veganism is, by orders or magnitude, the most carbon efficient method of feeding the human animal, on par with switching to an electric vehicle or covering one’s roof with solar panels, except much, much cheaper. If you are incredulous, I don’t blame you. Statements like this have been traded throughout […]

Carbon and Conservation

Any other year I would have watched the election live, with an interactive webpage open on my laptop and CBC commentary interjecting from my television. Instead, I passed September 20th in the depths of Killarney Provincial Park, a day’s hard paddle from the nearest wi-fi network, with curtains of rain […]

2021 EcoFair Toronto Nov 4-7

2021 EcoFair Toronto The green new decade is underway! The EcoFair’s 4-day online event showcases environmental non-profits and environmentally-friendly businesses, film screenings and discussions, webinars, games night, mix ‘n mingles and more. All for free! Don’t miss the EcoFair Launch Event Webinar. Enjoy a fun Eco-Games Night! Join exhibitor Facebook […]

Can You Hear Our Earth Dying? – Journalism and the Environmental Movement

Does this headline catch your eye? Is it shocking? Is it scandalous, relatable, something you are worried about? I never understood why I had to make a catchy headline; I always loved to read anything even if the headline was boring and dull. Give me a news article called “subsidiaries […]

1,000 Flyers

1,000 Flyers installation at Lady Eaton College, Trent University, 2020. Credit: Alyssa Diatel The space where art and environmentalism collide is a space where hearts become inspired. In the art project titled 1,000 Flyers, anyone can participate and add a contribution to the art piece, giving an opportunity for others […]

The Battle for Right Whales – Watch Entangled in Season 2 of The Impact Series

Have you heard of the North Atlantic right whale? A gigantic mammal, with lengths up to 17 meters long and a life span of up to 70 years. Long-lived, massive, and, just by image alone, beautiful. Yet they are currently critically endangered, with approximately only 400 wild whales left in […]

The Week This Friday Vol. 49

What’s’ Mine is Not Yours The effects of climate change are beginning to emerge through constant changing temperatures, water supply fluctuations, and increased average global temperatures. It can be felt all around the world in little ways. In Toretsk, Ukraine, a local coal mine supplying 67 000 workers is on […]

Russia “Rushes” to the Arctic Circle as Ice Recedes

What would you say if someone asked you to describe the Arctic? Perhaps you would mention that it is an old ice block, unmoving and resilient to the change, stubborn and solitary in response to humanity’s greed. Or you might comment on the effects of global warming and melting ice-caps. […]

The liability falls where in Alberta?

The Canadian province of Alberta said on May 6, 2021, that it will allow oil sand mining companies to change how their liability will be calculated when oil prices begin to fall. Alberta holds just under $1 billion Canadian dollars ($822.37 million US dollars) in security for oil sands mines. […]