A task for Science for Peace, a small organization of hard-working and vocal people, is to pick and choose how to best channel our talents and concerns. The more I … Read more Message from the President of Science for Peace
Universities are often publicly perceived to be spaces for objective research and critical thinking to challenge the existing status quo and promote progressive social change in the society. Yet in … Read more Can the U of T Be an Agent for Social Change?
Our society depends on industrial agriculture for cheap foods. Yet ongoing climate change already has led to extreme weather, including droughts, floods, and heat waves, all so severe as to … Read more Climate Change and Industrial Agriculture
The Russian Quest for Peace and Democracy by Metta Spencer. Lexington books, 2010. “In this book Metta Spencer tells the important but neglected story of the contacts between Western peace … Read more Editor's Book Nook
Some 200 of us gathered at the Peace Garden facing Toronto’s City Hall on August 6th to remember Hiroshima … the blue-white atomic flash unleashing fiery hell on earth, with … Read more 65 Years: It's Time to Retire the Bomb!
Phoebe, we would expect you every year with your mate nesting on the porch up under the eaves in the safe dark though the floor right below you was slantly … Read more At the Edge
Biochar has recently received very positive press and is being promoted by several nongovernmental groups. One hears from time to time the claim that “biochar sequesters carbon dioxide,” and this … Read more Biochar-Enhanced Sequestration of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide