“Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world. We can’t sit idly by when we have the opportunity to shape our collective future.”
– Philanthropist Allan Shiff, funder of the world’s first climate change curator position at the Royal Ontario Museum
(ROM). Shiff and his late wife’s $1.5M endowment has supported the ROM in hiring liminologist
-turned-curator Soren Brothers. “[Global Warming] needs to be treated as seriously as 19th-century Canadian art, or mammals and whales,” observes ROM Director Josh Basseches.