Climate Delusions

Today the Royal Society of Canada invited Dr. Mark Jaccard, Professor with the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University to talk about climate change modelling. He presented a very good talk about how and why we will not be meeting any of the emission reduction targets. Abstract: Two decades of research into the … Continue reading Climate Delusions

Good food and inspiration to write

For a while now I have spent some of my mornings every week at Nature's Garden an organic coffee and eatery. Their food is excellent and their coffee is the cheapest on campus (Burnaby Mountain Campus, SFU).  The places bustle and atmosphere has many-a-time inspired me to write while under the pressure of a course or conference … Continue reading Good food and inspiration to write

Are we just a bunch of ecopaths?

Last night I was privileged to be invited to a dialog sponsored by SFUs Burnaby Mountain College called Are We Just a Bunch of Ecopaths? A Dialogue on Our Environmental Paradox. William Deverell (famous author) and Buzz Holling (eco-complexity scientist) were the honourary guess. Elizabeth May (Green Party Leader) was also invited but could not … Continue reading Are we just a bunch of ecopaths?

A new day and a new website

Hi, I am a Computing Science PhD Student at Simon Fraser University. I plan to blog about my research into smart homes for energy conservation, and sustainability. I will be posting information on how I setup my home (and others) to achieve this. My main area of research in is intelligent systems. So we will … Continue reading A new day and a new website