Spring Gillard

Frozen Climates

Having survived several Winnipeg winters, I know cold. But while I have seen tires freeze into cubes, I have never seen a wave freeze. Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh captured this nearly frozen wave in Nantucket during this past record-setting winter. Thanks to Green Renaissance for pointing me to this image frozen in time.


Warning Tears

If you haven’t seen the impassioned plea from the chief negotiator for the Philippines at the UN climate talks in Warsaw yet, watch it now below. Yeb Sano appealed for international cooperation the day after another typhoon slammed his country. We are watching the devastating effects of Haiyan nightly on the news. Only 11 months […]

The Climate Change Cat

There’s been a lot of talk about climate change in the last week because the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just released their 5th Assessment Report. The IPCC was established in 1988 under the United Nations umbrella; their first report was issued in 1990. Nearly 4,000 scientists voluntarily sit on this […]

Chillin’ with Animals

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Thanks to the Green Renaissance Facebook page for these “ahhh” moments. Didn’t see any photo credits. Alpacas […]