Category Archives: Climate Action

Writing about Images: 17 pics from ’17

    Sustainability Sports and music dominated my photography in 2017 as I was unable to make a field trip to Peru to continue with my long-term assignment on sustainable development. I did, however, enter a short film called Sugar in … Continue reading

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The edge of the world: Trump and the Paris Agreement

The Rose Garden, a normally beautiful part of the White House in Washington DC,  was the sunny scene for a thorny message yesterday. President Donald Trump made it his “solemn duty” to withdraw the United States of America from the … Continue reading

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15 pics from ’15: NixonsCan top #photos from 2015

As the year 2015 approaches its final hours, I selected 15 photos from my portfolio across the past twelve months. The featured images come from Canada, USA, and Peru. You can view here with comments and links to some of my … Continue reading

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A green gavel strikes out for climate action: the Paris Agreement is adopted #COP21

  The usual overrun on final negotiations at the UN Climate Summit in Paris left us waiting a little longer to see what would become of the Final Draft released in the early hours of Saturday morning. It was worth … Continue reading

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Pathways to a low carbon future: You have 3 minutes to speak, lead & stay below 2 degrees #COP21 #Paris

  Paris Climate Summit (COP21) On Monday November 30, 2015, 196 countries will be represented at the Paris Climate Summit. In official-speak, this is the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention ion … Continue reading

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Pathways to a low carbon future: Athabasca & Alberta on the front line of climate change

    Glacial retreat I was just below the above same spot with my friend and fellow student, Dean Mitchell in 1979. Our strenuous season of tobacco picking in Ontario was done and with hard-earned dollars in our pockets, we … Continue reading

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So long Shell and thanks for all the fish

In the chronicles of Arthur Dent (The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy), Douglas Adams created an epic, interplanetary trilogy. One of my favourite science fiction works that actually began life as a radio play on Radio 4 in the UK. … Continue reading

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