Muskrat Falls – Public Consultation

The Muskrat Falls inquiry is holding public consultations, prior to completion of the final report. There are two public sessions: Tuesday, July 30th at the Emera Innovation Exchange, Signal Hill Campus, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Thursday, August 8th, Lawrence O’Brien Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Those wishing to speak are asked Read more about Muskrat Falls – Public Consultation[…]

Decarbonizing NL

DNL’s Mission The purpose of Decarbonize NL is to unleash the creativity, passion, ingenuity, and entrepreneurial spirit of Newfoundland and Labrador – to bring together enthusiastic members of academia, government, industry, Indigenous communities, non-profits, and the general public to outline what we can do, not just to meet or exceed the IPCC targets in NL, Read more about Decarbonizing NL[…]

Seafaring the North Atlantic

Seafaring the North Atlantic is a musical and cinematic prelude to the Future of Oceans Symposium FEATURING a screening of shorts on the Atlantic from the archives of the NFB, followed by Canada’s premier violin and piano ensemble Duo Concertante, performing “The ocean is full of its own collapse” by Andrew Staniland, based on Lisa Read more about Seafaring the North Atlantic[…]

Mina Campbell

In February, 2018, Sean McGrath, Kyla Bruff and I (co-directors of FANE) travelled to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, where we participated in a public symposium on the environmental, social, and culture impacts of the ill-conceived Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric project. Many people took the time to participate in the event, and to speak to us in depth Read more about Mina Campbell[…]

The Future of Oceans

The Future of Oceans A Royal Society of Canada Atlantic Symposium (in partnership with MUN and FANE) The health of our oceans has never been more in the public eye than today. Coral reefs and fisheries in every ocean of the planet are threatened by rising sea temperatures; the presence of human waste, especially plastics is ubiquitous; Read more about The Future of Oceans[…]

New IPCC Report on Climate Change

Last week, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new comprehensive report, urging action on climate change. The report details both the dire consequences of inaction, but also charts a way forward towards keeping temperature increases below 2 degrees – such change, however, demands immediate and pervasive policy action. “There is alarming evidence Read more about New IPCC Report on Climate Change[…]