Politics and its Discontents: Our Arrogance Knows No Limits

Not even the most powerful water canons in the world would seem able to tame the fires of our collective arrogance, self-indulgence, bloated lifestyles and sense of entitlement. Look where they have gotten us: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: To State The Obvious

… the world is getting hotter. And now that Southern Ontario, already plagued by drought, is in the midst of yet another heatwave, it seems like the right time to look at some hard numbers. The Guardian reports that June 2016 marks the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking heat. According to two US agencies – ...

Cowichan Conversations: Steves–BC Doesn’t Need Site C Dam

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger It is incredible that our BC Liberal government, prodded along by the foreign owned LNG corporations, are still pushing ahead with building a massive Site C Dam. We do not need Read more…

DeSmogBlog: NRDC Report Predicts 150,000 Heat-Related Deaths Due To Climate Change

Melting Ice People WWF Rosa Merk.jpg Chances are, if you're already concerned about being off'ed by climate change, it's probably because you imagine being swept away by a super-charged hurricane, drowned by rising sea levels, starved because of drought-induced crop failure, or set aflame by roaring wildfires. But as it turns out, your risk of ...