A winning bet on climate change will still be a losing bet.
Warming winters in the US enable the invading southern pine beetle to leave a trail of devastated trees that could stretch as far north as Canada.
The dynamics that are happening in our climate will drive uncertainty and will drive conflict.
The Great Hunger was a humanitarian disaster. Economic inequality and rampant xenophobia made it dramatically worse.
In addition to not being top of mind among environmental issues, climate change is also not top of mind when compared to other important problems facing the world.
For years environmental organizations have called on the federal government to do something about the leakage from Alberta’s oilsands tailings ponds.
As a geoscientist, I’m used to thinking on much longer time scales, but I recognize that most people are not.
15 designers and ecologists weigh in on what it means for an urban design to be sustainable.