The lakes around Toronto are contaminated with biological and chemical waste, and therefore are no longer usable for recreation. Additionally, housing crises in large cities from the beginning of the century never let up resulting in mass poverty... More
Fast fashion is highly prevalent, and even mandated by governments. It does not, however, bear any resemblance to what was termed “fast fashion” in the beginning of the century. The “fast” part now refers to how quickly the material will break... More
In this world, extreme heat waves have become the norm in the previously mild climate of the West Coast of British Columbia. They typically begin in April and persist until mid October, with temperatures reaching above 45 degrees Celsius. Metal... More
Wildfire season has expanded in line with heatwaves, meaning that summers on the West Coast are no longer associated with sunshine and camping, but instead hazy skies and poor air quality. Despite increasing restrictions brought on by climate... More
Why is it so hard to think about the future?
A recent survey revealed that most people do not think about the far future. Most respondents rarely or never thought 30 years into the future, and about 27% rarely or never think even five years ahead (Institute for the Future, 2017). This has... More
“A recent survey revealed that most people do not think about the far future. Most respondents rarely or never thought 30 years into the future, and about 27% rarely or never think even five years...” [More]