What Did You Do Once You Knew It's 3:23 in the morning, and I'm awake because my great, great, grandchildren won't let me sleep. My great, great, grandchildren ask me in dreams What did you do, while the planet was plundered? What did...
I have written extensively about the Liberal Government's climate action charade and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apparent cognitive dissonance on the climate. The latest nail in the coffin for Canada's climate action plan (the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth...
Canada is one of the few countries in the world to have adopted a national climate action plan – The Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. But beware! It's just a facade. It's a climate action charade. The framework...
We have already warmed the planet by nearly 1°C. And our current carbon-emissions trajectory will get us to 4-6°C of further warming. The Paris Accord goal to keep warming below 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius is wishful thinking. The...
In a recent interview with CBC's Wendy Mesley, Naomi Klein (author of No Is Not Enough and This Changes Everything) accuses Prime Minister Trudeau of only pretending to care about climate change. The debate about whether Trudeau is a climate warrior or...
When you first saw Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth in 2006, there 's a good chance you were left somewhat stunned and speechless. I frankly spent the next few days in disbelief, asking myself a lot of questions. "How...
Unlike most people, I don't view President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement as a deeply negative event. Trump's decision has raised the level of awareness about climate change to new heights. There's been more media coverage and more interest...
Below2°C is our new website. It is premised on the overwhelming consensus that our planet must not exceed two degrees Celsius of warming. The Paris Agreement’s “central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change...
Laura Sacks is a Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada colleague and friend. Laura and I -- and many of our CCL colleagues from across Canada -- have lobbied dozens of Members of Parliament over the last several years about the...
Writing in the journal Science, an international team of researchers led by Johan Rockstrom (Stockholm Resilience Centre director), proposes a solution to encourage the world to transition to a low-carbon economy within a few decades. This new carbon roadmap would be driven...