Climate change expert sees ‘brighter, smarter’ future for planet

Tom Pedersen, executive director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions at the University of Victoria in B.C., plugs in his electric car in Victoria. PHOTO: MATT KELLEY

Tom Pedersen, executive director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions at the University of Victoria in B.C., plugs in his electric car in Victoria.
PHOTO: MATT KELLEY

Published: May 1, 2014

VANCOUVER — Tom Pedersen sounds almost upbeat about climate change, putting a positive spin on the decidedly gloomy subject.

“You must never lose hope,” says Pedersen, executive director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions at the University of Victoria in B.C., who foresees a  “brighter, smarter” future for the planet. Continue reading →