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5 Questions with Jeremy Schmidt on his new book “Water: Abundance, Scarcity, and Security in the Age of Humanity” (interview by Laura Gilbert)

Last May, as part of the workshop organized by E4A’s Ethics and Cosmology, I read Jeremy Schmidt’s new book on water ethics – Water: Abundance Scarcity and Security in the Age of Humanity. The book tells the story of water management philosophy in the United States, from the […]

On the finiteness of the planet, and of life (by Tim Crownshaw and Alice Damiano)

During the Cohort 3 field course on climate justice (Toronto, May-June 2017, organized by York University) a question was circulated among participants:   Can you tell me about an encounter you had with someone who had a very different opinion on climate change or other social issues, and […]

Does Prime Minister Trudeau Understand the Climate Crisis? An Open Letter from E4A

E4A sent a letter to the Prime Minister regarding climate change leadership; but we have yet to receive a response. We post it below and here.         To: The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada Cc: Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of […]

Le Premier ministre Trudeau: comprend-il la crise climatique? Une lettre ouverte écrite par E4A

E4A a envoyé une lettre au premier ministre au sujet de son leadership en matière de changement climatique, mais nous n’avons reçu aucune réponse. Nous publions donc la lettre ci-dessous et ici.            Le Très Honorable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Premier ministre du Canada cc: […]