David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

Is dilution really the solution to pollution — especially when it’s nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years? Continue reading David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

A Physicist’s Plea For The Environment

Terracide
Hubert Reeves, translated by Donald Winkler
Toronto, ON: Cormorant Books Inc. 2008, 200 pages

Hubert Reeves was born in Montreal, but is a household name in France, where he once directed a national research centre and appears regularly on television. He is one of many scientists (an astrophysicist, to be precise) who has switched gears recently in order to sound the alarm about climate change. His most recent publication, Terracide, was first written in French (Mal de Terre) in 2003, but has been updated for this newer translation in English.

Reeves’ overview of our ongoing environmental crises may seem a little over-generalized to some readers… [Click here to read more!] Continue reading A Physicist’s Plea For The Environment