From Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign MUNICIPAL CANDIDATE'S CLIMATE PLEDGE
Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign Municipal Candidate's Climate Pledge
I am a candidate for the October 24, 2022 Ontario municipal election.
By signing this Climate Pledge I recognize the urgent risks posed by the environmental crisis which threaten our way of life and endorse the evidence-based solutions described, making them key municipal...Read more
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Commanding Hope, on the 77th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima
By chance, last evening, August 6, the 77th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, I got to p. 33 in my reading of Commanding Hope by Thomas Homer-Dixon. I was stunned, overwhelmed, to read his explanation
that he can better convey the peril we face [due to climate destabilization] by emphasizing less how we're warming the planet and more how we're altering the energy flows around our planet. He went on to explain that when we calculate the amount of...Read more
ICYMI: Adapting to Extreme Heat - webinar by Sustainable Buildings Canada
On June 20 '22 Sustainable Buidlings Canada hosted a webinar on Adapting to Extreme Heat. The presentation highlights findings of the recent report Irreversible Extreme Heat: Protecting Canadians and Communities From a Lethal Future. "This report, from the University of Waterloo and Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, provides guidance on the future of extreme heat events in Canada and how property owners and managers, designers, and planners can take action now to minimize the...Read more
Irreversible Extreme Heat: Protecting Canadians and Communities from a Lethal Future
Urban areas are the hot spots of global warming. Extreme heat, alongside...Read more