Carrie Saxifrage

Carrie Saxifrage is the author of The Big Swim, a collection of nonfiction stories centered on community in the age of climate change to be released in February by New Society Books.  Ruth Ozeki has called The Big Swim, "utterly delightful - a laugh out-loud, moving book I will share with people everywhere I go."  Carrie Saxifrage was the Sustainability Reporter for The Vancouver Observer for four years, before moving on to a career as a book writer.

 

Carbon Counting, Love Miles

“Love miles are the ones that are going to destroy us,” a friend dryly commented, on learning of my family’s planned flight to California for the winter holidays. Love miles refer to the flights we...

Riding Towards Climate Change

For five years, I’ve made the same New Years Resolution: to ride my bike more. I didn’t expect to accomplish it in one year. I’m better at making gradual shifts than turning over new leaves. So I’m...

Cool Gift for a Warm World

Some people already have so much great stuff that finding something to give them that they don’t have, and might want, can be daunting. And then there are gifts for people who are business...

Carbon Counting and Me

Sitting at our dining room table in the dim light of November’s mid-day, listening to the gentle patter of rain on the skylights, my partner and I contemplated flying to Mexico for the winter...