Mexico Joins Two Canadian Provinces in Carbon Cap and Trade Market

September 1, 2016 – It began with California and then Quebec, then Ontario, and now Mexico. An agreement to work on a common carbon market to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is ... Continue Reading →

Three “Ps” the World Needs to Master in the 21st Century – Part 3: Policy

August 31, 2016 – The best intentions of policy development often fall by the wayside when politics interferes. A good example: British Columbia’s carbon tax. Introduced ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Kawasaki Adding AI to Motorcycle to Emotionally Bond with Rider

August 30, 2016 – Riders of motorcycles already have a signficant bond with their machines. But if Kawasaki succeeds with upcoming models, riders will be able to talk to their ... Continue Reading →

Did Russian Astronomers Detect Alien Intelligent Life?

August 30, 2016 – On May 15th this year Russian astronomers operating the RATAN-600 radio telescope (seen below) detected a signal originating from a star system with known planets ... Continue Reading →

Three “Ps” the World Needs to Master in the 21st Century – Part 2: Politics

August 29, 2016 – There was a time in the 20th century when democracy faced its biggest challenge. It was the Second World War and totalitarian states wielded significant power ... Continue Reading →

3 “Ps” the World Needs to Master in the 21st Century – Part 1: Population

August 28, 2016 – The climate change we are observing today is anthropogenic in origin. It is by far the most formidable challenge we humans face in the 21st century and beyond. ... Continue Reading →

Health Threat from Climate Change Outlined in Speech to Canadian Doctors

August 27, 2016 – This week James Orbinski, founding member of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) spoke to a meeting of Canadian doctors in Vancouver, telling ... Continue Reading →

David Suzuki Asks How Much Food Can Cities Produce?

August 26, 2016 – In the latest email from the David Suzuki Foundation, it looks at urbanization, climate change, and food production pointing to a future where cities become ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Evaptainers Keep Food Cool Without Electricity

August 26, 2016 – A Massachusetts-based company that owes its origin to a class project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has created a refrigerator that works without ... Continue Reading →

NuTonomy Beats Uber in Race to Put On Demand Autonomous Vehicles on City Streets

August 25, 2016 – A three-year old company spun out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched a self-driving taxi service in Singapore today. It represents the first ... Continue Reading →