Articles in Special Report: Climate Change

Food for Thought: Bringing Farms into Canadian Universities
Having a farm at McMaster can do even more to build our personal capacity to address climate change in way that does not build cynicism, but rather creates community and shows that we can make a difference while having fun.
by Adam Chiaravalle
Published September 28, 2017 in Special Report: Climate Change (1 comment)

This is an Excellent Time to Talk About Global Warming
There are still people who believe that the science is ambiguous, or that the scientific community is divided, or even that there is some kind of evil conspiracy on the part of scientists to dupe the public into believing that global warming is happening.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 08, 2017 in Special Report: Climate Change (5 comments)

Hamilton Needs to Take Flood Risk More Seriously
Cities like Hamilton cannot afford to continue paying lip service to climate change while maintaining policies guaranteed to make it worse.
by Michael Nabert
Published September 07, 2017 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)

After the Flood: Uncertain Future for Global Climate Refugees
Policy lags behind promises on environmental migration as climate change raises pressure for a global fix.
by Paul Weinberg
Published July 24, 2017 in Special Report: Climate Change (1 comment)

Interview: Gordon Laxer on Big Oil, Rachel Notley and a Greener Future
The goal of cutting carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050 cannot be met if the Alberta NDP government continues on its current trajectory of existing sands oil extraction and support for proposed pipelines
by Paul Weinberg
Published April 14, 2016 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)

Don McLean and the Local Implications of Climate Change
There is a growing understanding of what can be done to slow the nightmare of climate change that is unfolding and change direction.
by Beatrice Ekwa Ekoko
Published March 22, 2016 in Special Report: Climate Change (31 comments)

Compress Work Week to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
Cut carbon emissions in half, save money and have more time to enjoy life.
by Gregory Ciupka
Published December 10, 2015 in Special Report: Climate Change (6 comments)

Aligning Action with Rhetoric
During election campaigns, politicians speak often of their leadership abilities - perhaps it is time to show some leadership action.
by George Sweetman
Published November 09, 2015 in Special Report: Climate Change (5 comments)

Discredited NEB Poised to Approve Line 9 Reversal
The National Energy Board has refused to require Enbridge to use pressurized water to test its Line 9 pipeline running from Sarnia to Montreal before expanding its flow volumes by 25 percent and adding diluted bitumen to its product mix.
by Don McLean
Published June 16, 2015 in Special Report: Climate Change (8 comments)

No Shortage of Denial About Global Warming
There's a pretty good case to be made that denial extends right through our consumer society, which dumps greenhouse gases into an atmosphere that is already obviously overloaded.
by Don McLean
Published March 23, 2015 in Special Report: Climate Change (31 comments)

Climate Change, Rising Energy Prices, and the LIC Solution
Local improvement charges is a financing program that can help us use less energy without compromising our budget, while making our homes more comfortable.
by Joy Liu
Published July 10, 2014 in Special Report: Climate Change (13 comments)

Alberta Oil Sands: Seeing is Disbelieving
If we forced oil sands companies to pay the real costs of their activities instead of externalizing them to future generations, the oil sands would very quickly lose their economic appeal.
by Justin Jones
Published January 23, 2014 in Special Report: Climate Change (19 comments)

Climate Change Action Month: Get Involved!
Climate Change Action Month is an opportunity to learn about some of the small but important steps that individuals and organizations can take to address the complex challenge that is climate change.
by Dave Heidebrecht
Published October 23, 2013 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)

Clean Air Hamilton Annual Report
Automobile exhaust remains a major contributor to air pollution. The biggest thing City Council can do to reduce air pollution is to support walkable streets and improved transit.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 29, 2011 in Special Report: Climate Change (9 comments)

The Folly of General Electricity Subsidies
An across-the-board electricity rebate serves to undo the important work being done to upgrade the grid by incentivizing people to waste electricity.
by Jason Allen
Published December 03, 2010 in Special Report: Climate Change (20 comments)

Peak Climate and New Energy
Failure of the Copenhagen farce will surely reawaken media and public opinion to the complex trends of both natural and anthropogenic climate change, along with anthropogenic ecosystem disruption, degradation, and destruction.
by Andrew McKillop
Published December 23, 2009 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)

COP-15 Risks: Moving The Goal Posts Too Far
Not only real world realpolitik, but also energy-economic facts and figures militate against a Happy Ending in Copenhagen for climate change mitigation.
by Andrew McKillop
Published October 26, 2009 in Special Report: Climate Change (2 comments)

Hamilton Joins 350.org Campaign on Climate Change
Send Your Message to Ottawa on Saturday, October 24: Hamilton Wants Action on Climate Change.
by Jen Dawson
Published October 21, 2009 in Special Report: Climate Change (37 comments)

Energy Security and Climate Change
Adding the many complex uncertainties together, the Keynesian quest for low carbon energy, supposedly to save the world from climate catastrophe, could intensify global energy economic volatility with surprising results.
by Andrew McKillop
Published September 22, 2009 in Special Report: Climate Change (7 comments)

What The City Should Do About Climate Change
Explanation and background on the ten new steps Environment Hamilton recommends for the city to address the challenges of climate change.
by Environment Hamilton
Published March 27, 2009 in Special Report: Climate Change (30 comments)

Win-Win Emission Reduction Strategies
Smart Transportation Strategies Can Achieve Emission Reduction Targets And Provide Other Important Economic, Social and Environmental Benefits.
by Todd Litman
Published February 26, 2007 in Special Report: Climate Change (1 comment)

The Weather Makers
Tim Flannery's sweeping study on climate change is an absolutely essential read if you want to understand the 21st century's most pressing challenge.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 10, 2007 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)

Short Term City Response to Climate Change
Environment Hamilton recommends ten initiatives the city can take to address climate change.
by Environment Hamilton
Published December 13, 2006 in Special Report: Climate Change (8 comments)

Changing the (Political) Climate
Climate change is not an us-and-them problem. When the very planet is at stake, there can only be us-and-us.
by Ryan McGreal
Published October 07, 2005 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)

Article Archives

Events Calendar

Recent Articles

Article Archives

Blog Archives

Site Tools

Feeds