Elizabeth Nickson

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Transformers: More than Meets the Eye

The path to net zero, based on the much disputed belief that carbon dioxide is a pollution, is more steep and impractical than most people realize. Replacing fossil fuels with clean electricity will require much more power generation and a greatly upgraded grid to...

Coming Economic Maelstrom Completely Unnecessary

Coming Economic Maelstrom Completely Unnecessary

With one action, in one week, the whole world will boom. I am sharply aware that the upper middle class, the people I grew up among, studied and worked with do not give a damn about the less fortunate. They can’t. They don’t have agency, they have effectively...

Who’s really endangered?

As the federal election looms, a hailstorm of criticism is being launched against the Harper government for its failure on environmental issues. Already, the media reports have informed us that we are not protecting our caribou. Canada is an international pariah when...