Jimmy Thomson

Freelance environmental journalist covering the Arctic for the CBC and DeSmog Canada
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Jul 17, 2018
The Clues In The Water

Cascading down every stream and river, and swirling in every tide, is a wealth of information. Scoop up a handful of that water and it can tell you what fish are spawning upstream; what larvae are digging in amongst the pebbles to moult; perhaps even …

Jun 9, 2018
This is Giant Mine

Space-age pipes loom over me, two-pronged fingers jutting straight up at the sky. They plunge into the earth under our feet, where, like a steampunk Lovecraftian nightmare, the pipes full of carbon dioxide freeze a quarter-million tonnes of deadly …