Tag Archives: global warming

Braking for the Planet – Learning the Limits

Guest Blog: Continual and increasing consumption of products and services is a corner stone of our economy. Technology leads that charge. In the following essay biologist Lorne Fitch (and frequent guest blogger here) explains how the on-going pace of technology isolates … Continue reading

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A Rock and a Hard Place

Copyright © 2018 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. The phrase “between a rock and a hard place” is used to describe someone having to make a choice between two difficult options. It is indeed where our politicians in the … Continue reading

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The Costs of Climate Change

[Note: The following was first published in the February 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. The Paris Climate Change Conference last year was indeed a milestone along the long road of nations becoming aware of … Continue reading

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The Big Disconnect

[Note: The following was first published in the March 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. It amazes me how some issues get brought to the public’s attention. The tar sands have been under development … Continue reading

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The Blue-Green Plague

[Note: The following was first published in the June 2013 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2013 Don H. Meredith; Photos courtesy of Dr. Ron Zurawell, All Rights Reserved. For microscopic organisms, they create a lot of havoc in lakes and ponds. … Continue reading

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Action on Climate

Today (2009 October 24) is the International Day of Climate Action where over 5200 events world-wide will take place to lobby governments to stop their dithering and come up with an effective and realistic agreement on climate change at the … Continue reading

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Wars and Climate

With the election of the Obama government in the U.S. and the vanquishing of the climate-change-deniers to the sidelines of relevant conversation, the opportunity to make some gains in bringing greenhouse gas emissions under control world-wide has never been better. … Continue reading

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