How do we build resilience to the impacts of climate change?

by Don Marshall In a more optimistic time we were convinced that, as environmentalists, we could in time help to bring about sustainability and change the planet’s current trajectory of environmental deterioration. So we did what we could to bring about change in our personal perspective, in our habits, and in our institutions and social… Continue reading How do we build resilience to the impacts of climate change?

Response to the election

by Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham In light of last night’s election results, Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) has a more important role to play than ever before. We can’t afford to backslide on our hard won victories: the Clean Power Plan, the Paris climate agreement, cleaner automobiles. Our work may have just gotten harder,… Continue reading Response to the election

Food Security in the 21st Century: A Global View

by Stan Hirst The Suzuki Elders’ Educational and Community Engagement Working Group have identified food security as one of several focuses for its ongoing educational programme.  Two salons on the subject have been held in recent months (summarized at this link and at this link). These meetings were structured as community events and so understandably… Continue reading Food Security in the 21st Century: A Global View

Food Security in the 21st Century: Are we prepared?

April  18,  2018.  Fifteen elders from the North Shore ElderCollege Society and the Suzuki Elders sat around paper-strewn tables in the Capilano Library, North Vancouver, and considered a topic of great importance to elders and to everyone else.  How secure is our food supply and what should we be doing to ensure its security in… Continue reading Food Security in the 21st Century: Are we prepared?

Food Security in the 21st Century: Are We Prepared?

by Stan Hirst The question of food security has long been an item of debate amongst the Suzuki Elders. Based as we are in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, we often hear concerns over Canada’s exposure to impacts to the food supply system from factors such as loss of B.C. farmland from urbanization and industrialization, and… Continue reading Food Security in the 21st Century: Are We Prepared?

Building resilience to the impacts of climate change

by Don Marshall When I first became interested in Sustainability as an issue for the world, I was convinced that I and all the other interested “environmentalists” would, in time, be able to change the track of what was happening.  So I did everything I could to change systems, habits, and my personal perspective.  And… Continue reading Building resilience to the impacts of climate change