Climate Change

Eastern old growth hemlocks

A Change in the Overstory

Stepping into old growth has always felt like coming up for air. The vast majority of Maritime forests are young, defined by stifling, low-hanging branches and congested regrowth. White spruce and Red maple grapple and intertwine in pursuit of the sunlight, the air often hot, dry and buggy, their woods […]

Weeping Willow

The Fighting Willows

All I ever wanted was a place to plant trees. Since adolescence, the romanticism of shoving seedlings into the ground, then enjoying their shade 30 years later, always appealed to me. The first time I ever indulged this impulse was in the early 2000s, my brother and I paddling the […]

On The Road To Serendipity

(ORIGINAL POSTED APRIL 21, 2021) CAUTION: Serendipitous roads may cause new perspectives It was early March, just before Covid-19 exploded into our collective consciousness. We – my partner and I – decided on a quick weekend getaway to celebrate an anniversary. We live in Kitchener and had wanted to visit […]

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Climate of Change Episode 4: ‘Rewiring the Future’ Review

This week we are very excited to be reviewing episode four of Cate Blanchett and Danny Kennedy’s new podcast Climate of Change, titled “Rewiring the Future”. Before diving into the review, remember, if you’d like to listen for yourself – head over to Audible.ca! The fourth episode begins with a quote from […]

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Climate of Change Episode 3: “Faith, Hope, and Electricity” – A Review

Do you have faith in renewable energy powering our future? I am definitely an advocate for clean energy and a fossil-fuel-free future (pardon the excessive alliteration), but I do still have my doubts, especially concerning an equitable transformation and distribution of renewable energy. This podcast episode titled “Faith, Hope, and […]

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Climate of Change Episode 2: ‘The Disruptive Decade’ Review

This week we are very excited to be reviewing episode two of Cate Blanchett and Danny Kennedy’s new podcast Climate of Change, titled “The Disruptive Decade”. Before diving into the review, remember, if you’d like to listen for yourself – head over to Audible.ca! The episode starts by highlighting the […]

Climate of Change Episode 1 Review

Climate of change is a new podcast hosted by Australian actress Cate Blanchett, and Danny Kennedy, CEO of New Energy Nexus (NEX) the world’s leading ecosystem of funds and accelerators supporting diverse clean energy entrepreneurs, and environmental activists. This Audible Original podcast can be found on Audible.ca, and was sent […]

Every Day Eco-Heroes: Melina Laboucan-Massimo

Happy Earth Day! As we began preparing to celebrate today, we created our Every Day Eco-Heroes series in collaboration with Earth Day Canada, which shines a spotlight on Canadian environmental activists who make every day Earth Day. So far we’ve had an article about the incredibly inspiring Autumn Peltier, as […]