Monthly Archives: August 2013


Obesity is not that simple

A great article on the importance of situational/environmental factors in rising levels of obesity. Researchers agree that pinning personal responsibility as the culprit is too simplistic as many things in our environment, including: history, nutritionally empty food, stress and sleeping patterns, light pollution, chemicals, virus and bacterial infections, alcohol, etc turn out to be “metabolic disturbers” that reset how your body processes fat and can have generational effects. Great article, definitely worth a read.


The Psyche Behind Canada’s Environmental Apathy

I’ve written on this topic before, but here is a nice article from Desmog Canada about the short-term bias of our politicians and the system the system that rewards short-term thinking.