Climate change & human health
April 21, 2022

Over the past number of months, extreme weather, wildfires, and other events have brought the immediacy of the climate emergency to light –both in BC, and on a global scale. A recent report from the UN’S Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) underlined the importance of acting as soon...

Flooded park in Victoria BC
April 21, 2022

On April 22, a billion people from 192 countries around the world will come together to celebrate Earth Day – a day about raising public awareness about environmental issues affecting our planet and, over the last few years, protesting climate change and global warming. Yet despite celebrating...

Woman and child hiking in the forest
April 20, 2022

On April 22, people around the world will come together to celebrate Earth Day – an annual event aimed at educating people about environmental issues affecting our planet and, more recently, protesting climate change and global warming. And while we have come a long way in the 50 years since the...

Flood in BC
November 17, 2021

I struggle to find the right words for yet another disaster that has befallen our province. Events that are supposed to happen only once-in-a-hundred years have hit us in rapid succession. People and communities have been upended, some that were still reeling from the last disaster. So while I...

Flood in BC
July 6, 2021

Over the past few years, British Columbians have experienced two extraordinary wildfire seasons that blotted out the sun, a number of devastating floods, and now a ‘heat dome’ that meteorologists describe as a once-in-a-millennia event – except these climate-related crises are happening with...