Obviously, the Covid-19 Pandemic is no where close to being over – not worldwide, at least. Here in Canada, we’re fortunate – through decades of (neo-)colonial rule to have been one of the first in line for vaccine doses. That means, that while the pandemic is still raging in (basically every) other parts of the… Continue reading My favourite books of the pandemic era
Recently, I’ve become interested in the idea of climate change (environmental) risk being a foundational aspect of modern society, rather than another pillar of our society. I think this society house illustrates what I’m getting at; we often think of the environment as an element to be considered in contrast with the development of our… Continue reading Climate Change Risk: Environment vs. the Economy?
I keep seeing anti-bike memes on the internet – is it my algorithms? Is there a vast conspiracy at place to convince people that vehicles vs. bikes is the newest dividing point in our society? Or, perhaps, are people too afraid of the change required in our transport systems in order to have some hope… Continue reading Please, spend money on cycling/bike infrastructure
Let’s start with some numbers — all business comes down to numbers. Earlier this month (October 2020), Calel, R., Chapman, S.C., Stainforth, D.A. et al. published a piece in Nature Communications titled Temperature variability implies greater economic damages from climate change. I’ll skip most of the article — you can read it here — but… Continue reading Business Schools: It is (beyond) time to talk seriously about climate.
I biked for a year – here’s how it went. On April 30th, 2018 I received a bike for my 19th birthday. On July 23rd, I sold my truck. And yes, I biked through the entirety of February, including on the 6th, where The Weather Network says it felt like -43º. For me, I find the fact that… Continue reading A year of biking