What’s an environmental scientist to do?

Regular blog followers may have noticed that I haven’t written much about environmental issues lately. It’s not that I’ve stopped paying attention to them, but that their weight on my spirit was becoming almost unbearable. I felt burned out by the continuous bad environmental news coming from governments at all levels, and it hasn’t really…

Science policy advocate interview

John Dupuis, over at Confessions of a Science Librarian, has been running email interviews with our iPolitics science policy series group. The most interesting questions, for me, was “…how [did you end] up involved in science advocacy? How do you define advocacy and what’s been the focus of your advocacy activities?” This was difficult to…

I want my Canada back

*Note: this post was re-printed on rabble.ca, which “features some of the best new and emerging progressive voices in Canada”. *Edited 6 Feb 8pm to add veteran’s affairs & environment-related charitable organizations* Everyone says that as we get older we long for the good old days, and think that the past has never been as…