The Climate Crisis Series

1. What Needs To Be Done: January 26, 2021 Climate scientist Danny Harvey provides the answer. A dynamic U of T Professor of Geography, he has written two textbooks on climate science, three books on solutions, over a hundred scientific papers relating to the climate problem and has co-authored reports for the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on … Read more The Climate Crisis Series

10 Essential Facts about the Climate Crisis

  Greenhouse Gases. The atmospheric CO2 concentration in 2020, worldwide, was almost 50% above the pre-industrial concentration (412 ppmv vs 280 ppmv, a 47% increase), the CH4 concentration was almost three times the pre-industrial concentration (1875 ppb vs 675 ppb, a factor of 2.78 increase), and the N2O concentration about 20% larger (330 ppb vs … Read more 10 Essential Facts about the Climate Crisis

L’interrelation des enjeux climatiques et sécuritaires

  Le changement climatique et ses effets sur notre environnement et nos sociétés sont désormais indéniables. Afin de réfléchir à la manière dont les politiques doivent réagir face à l’urgence climatique, il est tout d’abord important de qualifier le changement climatique de menace à la sécurité. Pour se faire, le concept de sécurité doit être … Read more L’interrelation des enjeux climatiques et sécuritaires

Climate Emergency: Getting Out Alive

  Jim Morrison observed that you don’t get outta here alive. Though Morrison had a point, Kim Stanley Robinson sketches an optimistic scenario in which we – or many of us – do get out of the climate emergency alive. Robinson, in  a book of 530 dense pages entitled The Ministry for the Future, mixes … Read more Climate Emergency: Getting Out Alive

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