Author: Gordon Laxer

Founding Director of Parkland Institute at University of Alberta, author of After the Sands: Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians. He blogs at, and tweets at @AfterTheSands.

  • To Freeze the Thames

    Geo-Science, Social Risk and Climate Struggles Is advanced-industrial capitalism capable of finding solutions for the environmental devastation it causes? Or are the logics of capitalism and environmental sustainability inherently and irreconcilably … Watch video »

  • After the Sands

    Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians Toronto — 7 April 2016. View on The Paris climate accords were strong on aspirations to keep the world below 2C temperature rise but … Watch video »