The Discussion Needs More Voices

apple.news/ACxtId-HGTi2Ux5uwZCh7DQ I’ve been saying it for a while. Maybe for ten years. Indigenous and local voices need to be heard about climate crisis. Indigenous people know the history of the land and the water. And they are the ones living in climate crisis right now. It isn’t a matter of anxiety about the future, butContinue reading “The Discussion Needs More Voices”

The Long Term Damage of Cheap, “Green” Energy

apple.news/AYxNaoCi3S6KmRgUrywEniw “The relatively cheap electrical energy that first supported the Thompson nickel mine — and now feeds an ever-growing, modern provincial economy — is frequently touted as a “green” alternative to fossil fuels, but even prior to Keeyask, earlier dams had changed the river’s flow patterns, affecting beaver and muskrat habitat, disrupting caribou migratory routesContinue reading “The Long Term Damage of Cheap, “Green” Energy”

Alaska’s Cold Climate Housing Research Center is rethinking how the Circumpolar North builds

The nonprofit Cold Climate Housing Research Center is building sustainable, hardy housing for those living in extreme conditions. — Read on http://www.archpaper.com/2020/01/alaska-cold-climate-housing-research-center-circumpolar-north-builds/ As the climate crisis drives change in the polar regions, Arctic building design has to adapt, including looking back at traditional styles and techniques.

Census results show galloping population drain in Russia’s North | The Independent Barents Observer

The population of Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and other northern regions might be ten percent less that anticipated. — Read on thebarentsobserver.com/en/life-and-public/2022/06/census-results-show-galloping-population-drain-russias-north Declining northern populations affect the political interest in the Arctic. As population shifts south, indigenous ways of life are lost, oil companies have fewer restraints on exploitation of the region, and more stress is placedContinue reading “Census results show galloping population drain in Russia’s North | The Independent Barents Observer”