Environment

How Activists Put a Human Face on Climate Change

How Activists Put a Human Face on Climate Change

Climate change was once understood as solely an environmental issue. Now a growing class of activists claim climate change to be a gender, equity, labour, Indigenous rights, faith, and health issue. Jen Iris Allan, author of The New Climate Activism explores these issues in more detail.

Science Writing in a Time of Crisis

Science Writing in a Time of Crisis

Mireille F. Ghoussoub holds a PhD in materials chemistry from the University of Toronto and is the co-author of The Story of CO2. In this post, Mireille highlights why the need for honest and effective science communication has never been greater in the fight against climate change.

A Climate Change Manifesto for University Education

A Climate Change Manifesto for University Education

In the final post of her blog series, Rae André outlines a climate change manifesto for university education that can equip students with the best possible knowledge for tackling climate change.

A Green and Just Recovery Requires Bold Action. Not Bold Words.

A Green and Just Recovery Requires Bold Action. Not Bold Words.

David Miller, author of Solved writes for us on the blog and discusses how Canada can recover from the current global health crisis, by making the case for a green and just recovery that can lower greenhouse gas emissions and create jobs.

Environmental Politics in an Ever-Changing Political Context

Environmental Politics in an Ever-Changing Political Context

We reached out to Andrea Olive, author of The Canadian Environment in Political Context and asked her about the changes that have taken place in Canadian environmental politics since the release of the first edition back in 2015.

Isolation Reading for the Week of April 20

Isolation Reading for the Week of April 20

Over the coming weeks, we’re bringing you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. Check in with us every Monday for some fantastic book recommendations. Meg Patterson, our acquisitions editor in education, social work, and health and medicine, has given us her staff pick for week 3.

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