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Climate Emergency

The world is facing a climate emergency. The urgency to act is as clear as crystal.

After decades of ongoing climate talks, in December of 2015, some 195 countries approved the Paris Agreement, the first ever global climate accord . The call was for an all-hands-on-deck approach—governments at all levels, individuals, private industry, and the big...
Just when you think you've seen it all when it comes to the disinformation and outright deception coming from the oil sector propaganda machine, a recent report shows the depth of deception—a new low—that the industry can sink to...
The EcoFiscal Commission has launched a blog series named the Climate Roulette in which it explores the risk factors associated with climate change. The risk of climate impacts increases exponentially as global temperatures rise. "The science is clear: the future...
The 1.5°C and 2°C temperature targets of the Paris Agreement are fast becoming just an unachievable dream. With only 121 months left to 2030—the target date set by the IPCC— the unrelenting increase of greenhouse gases (GHGs) shows no...
Humanity is in a race against time, caught between two competing tipping points. And our timeline is compressing. We now measure scientific knowledge and technological progress in months and years, not decades. The First Due to a rapidly changing climate, the...
The longest ever Conference of the Parties (COP) climate talks has ended in utter failure. COP25, held in Madrid, has turned out to be a giant bust. As the conference limped to a close, the best that countries could...
The September 20 to 27 worldwide climate week is a dream-come-true, a fairytale of sorts, a week which is tailor-made for climate activists. Just a year ago, who could have imagined that newcomers like Greta Thunberg and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
Your next vote will be the most important one you will ever cast for the future of your children and grandchildren. You cannot postpone action on climate change. It's time to be a climate voter. Canadians will soon have to...
September is back to school for students. But this year, it's also back to #climatestrikes for many students who have taken a break from striking for climate on Fridays during their summer vacation. The Fridays for Future phenomenon—a movement...
"One year ago, I came to Davos and told you that our house is on fire. I said I wanted you to panic. I've been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dangerous...