While the emergence of Covid-19 and its global spread is radically changing the social and economic future of our planet, it is appropriate to reflect on how all life … Read more Canadian challenges for justice and sustainability in the Anthropocene
The attention of several members of Science for Peace has recently been drawn to a Dutch Manifesto prepared by 170 scientists, intended to make the Netherlands more sustainable and … Read more The Best Way Forward after COVID-19?
A paper published by The Lancet on March 21 considered “country-based mitigation measures” and concluded that: “Individual behaviour will be crucial to control the spread of COVID-19. Personal, rather … Read more COVID-19 Update 8, April 28
The outbreak of the SARS2-COVID19 has exposed both the frightening vulnerability of our technological society to unexpected disruptions and our ability to quickly respond to them by drastically altering … Read more Three Myths That Should Not Survive the Pandemic
Images of mass graves in New York, Ecuador and Brazil have been appearing in the media. According to Reuters, as of April 17 the real number of cases in … Read more Covid-19 Update 7, April 23
The Covid-19 pandemic is confronting governments around the world with an emergency health situation, requiring self-isolation, population lockdowns of many economic activities and households, mass virus testing, screening and … Read more COVID-19 in Gaza
Like others, I have thought from the first day of the Covid-19 pandemic that it was forcing us to awake from exponential life-system destruction by corporate ‘business as usual’ … Read more The Unconscious System Plague: Will Covid-19 Finally Awaken Us?
For China and South Korea the pandemic is over. Iran and Italy are at about 2% of new cases daily and will slowly continue to go down. These 4 … Read more Covid 19 Update 6, April 17
On April 9 the Canadian government released a report predicting 500 – 700 new deaths and 32000 total cases by the end of the week. These numbers are entirely … Read more Covid 19 Update 5, April 11
In the recent Ontario report projecting 3000 – 10000 deaths from Covid in two years, the range includes a number of possible outcomes/scenarios with different probabilities. For a very … Read more Covid 19 Update 4 – April 8