This post features Part 2 of Margaret Klein’s (Climate Psychologist) paper on The Transformative Power of Climate Truth. Part 1… • Read More »

In this post, JL Morin wonders about the meaning of life and what it will take to change… • Read More »


Another Black Eye for Canada on Climate Action

Another Black Eye for Canada on Climate Action

It’s another black eye for Canada’s reputation in the global climate action community. Canada’s post 2020 emissions targets are another disappointing sign in our global effort to reduce greenhouse gases. We will continue to be a climate laggard in this crucial Road to Paris2015 year. Prime Minister Harper has clearly opted out of the climate […]

Now, Not Tomorrow! Climate Action by Elders

Now, Not Tomorrow! Climate Action by Elders

In countries around the world, baby boomers and elders are turning out in increasingly large numbers to join the fight for climate action. What is at stake is the livelihood of future generations. As a boomer myself, I cannot stand by while world leaders continue to procrastinate on dealing with the climate crisis, the greatest […]

Dragons of Inaction

Dragons of Inaction

There are a number of psychological barriers preventing people from acting to prevent climate change. Robert Gifford at the University of Victoria calls these “dragons of inaction”. This article consists of edited excerpts from the Denial101x course I’m following – Making Sense of Climate Science Denial. The human brain is arguably the most complicated machine on Earth. […]

Five Characteristics of Climate Science Denial

Five Characteristics of Climate Science Denial

What is driving climate science denial and how do I respond to it? This question has prompted me to follow Denial101x – Making Sense of Climate Science Denial – an online course offered by the University of Queensland in Australia. This article includes portions of the course content from Week 1 of the Denial 101x […]

Plastic Madness

Plastic Madness

The following article by David Suzuki (with contributions by Senior Editor Ian Hanington) is entitled Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness. It has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. “Plastic has made life more convenient, but many of us remember a time when we got along fine without it,” observes Suzuki. […]