Category Archives: Climate Change

  • As Western Canada chokes on smoke, it’s time to get real about climate change

    Posted on August 24, 2018 by in Climate Change, Politics

    This opinion is written by Emma Gilchrist, former  journalist with the Calgary Herald, remembered for introducing the late lamented Green Guide. It is reproduced here as it appeared in The Narwhal. If you don’t have time to read it all (you should!) skip to ‘Here’s what you can do’ below. Each and everyone of us […]

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    Climate: Time to do what is necessary

    Posted on April 25, 2016 by in Climate Change, MARK'S REMARKS, Politics

    The following article is by Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, and reproduced from her web site and blog. On Monday, April 25th, 2016 in Articles by Elizabeth, COP 21 “I write this from the train heading back from New York to Canada.  The last time I made this trip was September […]

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  • Earth Day Irony 2016

    Posted on April 22, 2016 by in Climate Change, MARK'S REMARKS, Politics

      Last November our valiant national and environmental leaders gathered en masse in Paris to set some goals to deal with climate change. Today 175 of them met at the United Nations in New York to sign the document committing themselves to proceed with implementing those goals after our Parliaments ratify their signatures. How much […]

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  • Alberta – Climate Leadership

    Posted on September 17, 2015 by in Climate Change, Politics

      It isn’t often that you see the three words in the heading in the same sentence, without a critical comment. Four months after being elected, Alberta’s New Democratic Government published the 57 page  Climate Leadership Discussion Document,  held a couple of ‘open houses’ in Calgary and Edmonton and solicited responses to the information, ideas […]

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  • Climate Change and Alberta

    Posted on January 9, 2015 by in Climate Change, MARK'S REMARKS

      I have just completed a course named Our Changing Climate: Past Present and Future presented by the prestigious Walker Institute at The University of Reading, England. It was offered by FutureLearn and is a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). The purpose was to update what I learned at Reading in the 1960s and […]

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