Yearly Archives: 2015

The Sustainability Conundrum

The Sustainability Conundrum Richard Hampton Qualicum Institute Note: This was first published on the Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere blog Science is telling us that our world is in trouble. We have too many people consuming too much … Continue reading

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The Qualicum Institute is no longer giving presentations

Since the QI’s inception, we’ve given many presentations to a wide range of audiences, spanning local governments and university and college classes, to political parties, rate payers associations and environmental organizations. The QI directors thank those who have invited us; … Continue reading

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Economic Growth is a meme – a learned idea that we can change and mature

Recently I came across a half page ad in a major newspaper on my morning ferry commute: “Rubber Bands Have Feelings Too – a screenplay by Helina Clarke.” From Advertising Standards Canada, the byline read “creativity is subjective, the truth … Continue reading

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How much of the world’s fossil fuel can we burn? | Environment | The Guardian

How much of the world’s fossil fuel can we burn? | Environment | The Guardian.

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Global warming is now slowing down the circulation of the oceans — with potentially dire consequences – The Washington Post

Global warming is now slowing down the circulation of the oceans — with potentially dire consequences – The Washington Post.

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This Changes Everything

Recommended reading This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein is not just one more of many books on environmental issues. It is a remarkable narrative that tells us an all-encompassing story of how humans have created a crisis that threatens their … Continue reading

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How will everything change under climate change? | Environment | The Guardian

The alarm bells of the climate crisis have been ringing in our ears for years and are getting louder all the time – yet humanity has failed to change course. What is wrong with us? via How will everything change … Continue reading

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