Posted September 25, 2020 by Ann Dale

There are critical tipping points that we will reach above a 1.5 C. degree warming, similar to a cascade of falling dominoes. Alarming signs are now occurring—the wildfires in California, growing cracks and crevasses in the ice shelves protecting two of Antarctica’s largest glaciers. The Greenland ice sheet is one example of a tipping point; it contains enough ice to raise global sea levels by seven metres, if it were all to melt. And it is prone to runaway melting.

Posted September 18, 2020 by Ann Dale
Dew drops on grass

The current pandemic has certainly imposed a pause on the world. Hopefully, we will rebuild more sustainably through understanding the co-benefits (Newell et al., 2018) of conserving biodiversity, climate adaptation, mitigation and improving human well-being through green infrastructure.

Posted September 10, 2020 by Ann Dale
Polar bear

An independent group of 15 finance, policy and sustainability leaders and a group of expert advisors launched its preliminary report on 5 Bold Moves for A Resilient Economy. They are the following:

Posted September 4, 2020 by Christopher Ling

The Bachelor of Environmental Practice (BEP) is a unique degree completion program that offers huge flexibility whilst at the same time being specifically tailored to meet the needs of future environmental professionals in Canada.

Posted August 21, 2020 by Lauren Hume
Farmer's Market

When it comes to supporting local, I have recently become aware that my choices can have positive impacts. In my earlier years, I never thought about who my purchases were supporting. I suppose you could say that I was a bit of a thoughtless consumer. It was only when I moved back to Vancouver Island in 2011 that I hopped on the bandwagon of supporting local. I started taking a good look at where my hard-earned dollars were going and who my purchases were supporting.