Jan 1, 2019: Predictions

Happy 2019? What will 2019 bring? Today in Alberta–a province where people drive huge pickup trucks with logos like the above proudly plastered all over them–the restrictions on oil production imposed by the Notley government go into effect. In the…

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Dec 4, 2018: Again & Trudeau’s Indigenous Rights Framework Protest

I spent the day talking about energy transition: largely what women are doing about it and how Indigenous sovereignty plays into it. I’ll just say it again: feminist and decolonized futures are better futures for us all. For more information…

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November 25, 2017: The Cult of Presentism

This week, I’ve been reflecting on another of the ironies of the current moment. I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about what the future could look like, if we organize now for other types of social life in…

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November 12, 2017: Eating, Consumption, and Energy Transition

I’m still thinking about the argument made by  Mercy for Animals around going veg because it is less carbon-intensive than meat eating. That argument is sound. And, there are many other good reasons to become vegetarian or vegan, not the least…

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November 8, 2017: Dehli Smog

Today, November 8th 2017, the air quality in Delhi has been declared a public health emergency. Here in Canada, while I breathe effortless regardless the air quality alerts, my cute cute loving little boys are often gasping for air: on summer…

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