'Shifting goalposts' is the title of one of the chapters of The Carbon Bubble, What Happens to Us When it Bursts, authored by Jeff Rubin. Rubin is a prolific author and former Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets. (Rolly Montpellier, Editor...
There are a number of psychological barriers preventing people from acting to prevent climate change. Robert Gifford at the University of Victoria calls these "dragons of inaction". This article consists of edited excerpts from the Denial101x course I'm following - Making...
The timing of the Washington DC April 29th climate march is crucial. This will be viewed as the boldest and most important climate mobilization ever. Much has changed since the mass mobilization resulting from the 2014 People’s Climate March centered...
This blog post is a follow-up to a recent letter campaign I undertook with a group of CEOs in the Canadian Oil Industry. The title of this piece, Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate is the product of this letter...
This post is a reproduction (with permission) of Franke James' latest visual essay regarding the crushing of free expression in Canada since 2006 when Stephen Harper and his Conservatives first took office. The Franke James story is one of...
If you are tired of worrying about our overheating planet, you will want to read Christine Penner Polle’s Unfreeze Yourself. Her book will show you how to shift from fear and paralysis to meaningful action in the face of the...
How does a country go from climate change laggard to climate change leader in 7 weeks? I'm glad you asked. Image: screen shot from "Future generations will be proud" from Vimeo On October 19th, Canadians elected a new government. Expectations were high - Canadians...
The Climate Action Plan set out below could be implemented immediately in any country, without the need for an international agreement to be reached first. This avoids complicated negotiations and verifying implementation and progress in other nations. In nations with...
Why the Great March for Climate Action? The Great March for Climate Action (non-profit organization) was launched on March 1, 2013 by former Iowa lawmaker Ed Fallon who explained the reason for the march: Why a march? Throughout history, marches have been powerful...
Researcher Jennifer Hynes recently gave a frightening presentation about the situation in the Arctic and the odds that things will rapidly spiral out of control, escalating into runaway global warming a few decades from now. Why Sea Ice Matters The above...