On January 25th, Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenage girl, gave a speech at the 2019 Davos World Economic Forum, stating “I don’t want your hope, I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel everyday and I want you to act. I want […]
Jacqueline Hicks looks at the creation of robotic bee drones to use for pollination and help combat the declining bee population.
In a world increasingly full of “alternative facts” and “post-truths”, a refresher on some of the verified scientific evidence surrounding climate change is more important than ever. Erin Loney provides an infographic with some basic information you need to know.
Will protests against the Kinder Morgan Expansion become Canada’s ‘Standing Rock’? In this article, Juthika Hasan explores how the environmental and First Nations reaction to the approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project could echo the ‘Standing Rock’ protests in the United States.
Why hasn’t Canada ratified the Paris Agreement? Charlotte Le Vay explores why Canadian federal and provincial actors haven’t found consensus on climate change policy to the meet Paris Agreement GHG emission reduction targets.
Jemma Finnegan discusses the US and China’s historical commitment to the Paris Agreement and what it means for the global climate regime.
A couple of weekends ago, I chaired a committee at McGill University’s high school Model United Nations conference. 180 excited high school students simulated the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, working together to address topics like gender, poverty, and technology, all within the context of sustainable risk mitigation of natural disasters. By […]