Climate Change, Infrastructure, and the Emerging World

*Hiroshima – in 1945 (picture above), compared to current (pictured below) An enormous problem exists in towns across North America that doesn’t get much airplay.  It’s not sexy and rarely captures headlines, but if you walk outside your home, you’re bound to see facets of it everywhere: I’m talking about the infrastructure deficit. Over the … More Climate Change, Infrastructure, and the Emerging World

Why the US Military is humanity’s best hope for averting catastrophic climate change…

Beginning in 2014 the US Department of Defense began actively raising the alarm on the security risks posed by climate change.  They were very blunt in their language of ‘immediate risks’, ‘risk multipliers’, ‘catastrophic’, ‘irreversible’.  They get it, they’ve clearly been listening to the scientists. In every year since, they have updated their urgent forecasts … More Why the US Military is humanity’s best hope for averting catastrophic climate change…

Why Gerald Butts resignation has nothing to do with SNC-Lavalin.

“I also need to say this (and I know it’s a non sequitur). Our kids and grandkids will judge us on one issue above all others. That issue is climate change. I hope the response to it becomes the collective, non-partisan, urgent effort that science clearly says is required. I hope that happens soon.” – … More Why Gerald Butts resignation has nothing to do with SNC-Lavalin.

November 11th 2018

“This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it.  It will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped its shells, were destroyed by … More November 11th 2018

4 Years on Council…

Dear friends, supporters and colleagues: today I am announcing that I will not be seeking a second term on Sechelt Council. This was a very difficult decision that took many months to make, and I did not make it lightly or in passing. I sought feedback from the community, and consulted with my family, friends … More 4 Years on Council…