Roberta Laurie

I haven’t blogged for a long time, but it’s summer and I’m back at it. This is the talk I gave for the People’s Climate March in Edmonton this spring. And...

Frames, at least the effective ones, have a way of sticking. And in case you’re fuzzy on frames, here’s a definition from the guru of linguistic framing, George Lakoff: “Frames are...

Earlier this month, I gave a presentation at the Climate Change: Views from the Humanities Conference. It was hosted by the University of California Santa Barbara, and it was billed as...

I’m reposting this piece from my old website because it explains our carbon budget and why it’s so important that we stay within it. It also ties in well with my recent...

It’s impossible to talk about the discourse surrounding the building of the Keystone XL or the Northern Gateway or any other major pipeline project without talking about the Alberta Oil Sands,...