Category: Asides

Lecture at University of Northern British Columbia

On Monday, I had the privilege of delivering a guest lecture to third- and fourth-year undergraduate students at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The students were all taking part in the UNBC Geography Department’s course ‘Changing Arctic: Human and Environmental Systems’, convened by Prof Gail Fondahl. My lecture was entitled ‘”Greenshit go home” …

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A letter from Greenpeace

My recent Northern Public Affairs column, “Arctic saviour complex,” seems to have caught the attention of Greenpeace.  In my column, I criticized Greenpeace for failing to cooperate with arctic states and indigenous peoples in its campaign to “save the Arctic” from oil pollution and overfishing.  As I wrote in a later summary of my column: Greenpeace …

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