As climate impacts worsen, worry, grief, anger and guilt are becoming more widespread, writes Dr. Courtney Howard. Being open about these emotions is a gift to everyone else around you — because it lets people know that they are not alone.
Bill C-12 would be strengthened by stipulating an independent scientific expert body that reports to Parliament to ensure it is immune from political retaliation, write physicians Courtney Howard and Claudel Pétrin-Desrosiers.
It is time to stop worrying about the impacts of climate change on health and start creating a healthy future for ourselves and our communities, write Dr. Courtney Howard and Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions president Linda Silas.
There is a sense of a diagnosis being made, en masse. The children of the world have shunned the system created by adults.... They are looking into each other’s eyes, confirming that climate change is an existential threat to their health and well-being, and that their elders have failed to protect them.
In October, the B.C. government celebrated a decision by private-sector investors to proceed with LNG Canada, a $40 billion infrastructure project in Kitimat to export “natural” gas. Why are so many media and government announcements studiously avoiding the “F” word?