Jeff Passmore, Canadian Club of Rome member, has a letter published in the Globe and Mail in response to the article: Canada Can Lead On Climate Change, Jeff Passmore responded. (July 30): Contributor Mary Robinson seems too kind. She states that “Mr. Trudeau risks severely damaging his country’s credentials on climate change.” Whatever “credentials” […]
Utility-scale batteries have been dismissed by some as no more than a useful bolt-on to our existing electricity grids to help with a little bit of demand stabilization here and there. But dramatic cost reductions, improved efficiencies, and a plethora of new innovations in how to store energy that can be delivered into the grid […]
Climate change denialism has been around for years. And it’s still here, even after four decades of scientific consensus that humans are causing the climate crisis. But why? Harvard science historian Naomi Oreskes explains in a public talk how denying climate change came to be a personal and political belief. Source: CBC.
Science is the best intellectual tool we have for dealing with COVID-19. But it’s not magic. Talking with our kids, we can acknowledge the vaccine hopes, the changing mask rules, the uncertainty and share that this is what it is to be human, seeking to know in a complex, mysterious world. Jacob Berkowitz, University of […]
Great Lakes Are Record Warm Right Now. Here’s Why That Matters. By Tom Niziol July 15 2020 01:30 PM EDT weather.com Hundreds of Toxic Superfund Sites at Risk of Flooding, Study Finds A new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists warns that hundreds of toxic Superfund sites could flood in the next two decades and […]