November 2015

Housed

2015-11-30

in Daily updates, Toronto

For the first time since I moved out of Massey College in May, I have permanent accommodation. My aunt Roksoliana helped me move out of the room they have been kindly letting me use, and set me up with a large infusion of food as a moving out / birthday gift. For the next eight […]

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Naomi Klein on Paris’ decision to ban “outdoor events” during the forthcoming climate negotiations: Rather, after the horrific attacks of 13 November, it needed to determine whether it had the will and capacity to host the whole summit – with full participation from civil society, including in the streets. If it could not, it should […]

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There’s a mass of news coverage and punditry about Alberta’s newly-announced pre-Paris climate change plan: Alberta’s climate change strategy targets carbon, coal, emissions Alberta gives the oilsands a climate change deal it can live with Alberta’s climate-change plan: Breaking down the numbers Alberta pitches a big-bang climate plan: With carbon taxes and phase-outs, the game […]

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Life is hectic with advising my undergraduate students on the first written assignment while grading assignments from the graduate course where I am a TA. I have been using a few breaks to play the excellent and engrossing boardless board game Hive, both online and with the portable pocket set. I haven’t progressed to the […]

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