Climate Change

Swimming and climate change meet again

The Big Swim: Book titles, covers and more big swimming

The summer’s poetry lay in deciding on a cover and title for my climate book The Big Swim while planning a new “big swim” to raise money for a climate adaptation project.
Susan Ellard

Kelowna oncologist wants an energy strategy for Canada based on reality of climate change

Susan Ellard has explored the issues surrounding climate change and found a difference between what you know... and what you think you know.
Endurance sports: Swimming, writing and getting published

Negotiating a book contract: free books and a pony

These articles on getting published are intended to encourage you with YOUR book by taking you through my ups and downs as a first time author.

Male bonding thrives in The Expendables 3, The Trip to Italy and Land Ho

And watch for an oddball rock and roll story in Frank.

Into The Storm, wild; 100-Foot Journey, pleasant and Calvary, a priest in crisis

Notice also how music can help fight dementia in Alive Inside
The Big Swim will be published in February, 2015

Publisher accepts climate book The Big Swim: Sometimes dreams really do come true

Sometimes dreams really do come true, like having New Society Publishers accept my climate book for publication. And then what?

Sex Tape for adults, Planes for kids and The Purge for the ghouls among us

And also watch for a funny Vancouver film: Lawrence & Holloman
Red Deer Creek fire, 2014.

Scorching summer temperatures not necessarily linked to climate change: expert

The heat in BC has led to 11 wildfires, but it's not abnormal weather, says an expert.
Books beget books beget books

I got a book contract! And I bet you can, too.

A lot of friendship and mentoring went into "The Big Swim," which will be published by New Society Publishers in February, 2015.

Friends of Science billboard blames climate change on the sun

Friends of Science, a group that has long challenged the view that human activity is connected to global warming, has put up a billboard ad in Calgary blaming climate change on the sun.  "The...