COP21 has been described as humanity's last chance for tackling climate change. With only days remaining before the start of the United Nations' Paris Climate Talks, it's important to understand the backstory of COP21, very likely the most critical of...
International Environmental journalist Stephen Leahy sums up the world's new climate plan in a few words. He very succinctly summarizes why the #ParisAgreement is historic. I call it the vital first step in a previous post. The entire #RoadtoParis was a long...
"The methane/CO2 issue in the Tundra and the methane ice is a big issue since it has 20 times the warming effect that CO2 has once released to the atmosphere", says inventor Patrick McNutty during an interview with Dorsi...
The New York  gathering of world leaders to discuss climate change was intended to build momentum for the Paris 2015 UNFCCC summit. In Paris, negotiators expect to complete a new international agreement on cutting global warming emissions and tackling climate change. "Climate change is the...
The way we communicate about climate change and global warming makes a difference. When I first became a climate advocate, it felt quite normal to bombard skeptics with facts and evidence about the problem. Surely if you give people...
The following article by David Suzuki (with contributions by Senior Editor Ian Hanington) is entitled "Welcome to an Extreme Warming World". It has been posted on the David Suzuki Foundation. "Even though many world leaders recognize the problem, the recent G-7...
The planet is undergoing an unprecedented leap in warming. Just released NASA data shows that February 2016 was the first month ever that global average temperatures passed the 1.5C mark. The previous record was January 2016 at 1.14C hotter than average. That was broken...
The United Nations climate talks in Warsaw (Poland) have ended. Environmental groups and country representatives say little has been achieved, with a strong divide between developed and developing nations preventing any meaningful agreement. From the very first day of the meetings which...
As COP23 winds down, delegates have repeatedly heard arguments that more ambition is required to put the 2015 Paris Agreement into action. UN secretary general Antonio Guterres, while referring to the $825 billion invested in fossil fuels in 2016,...
If approved, the Energy East pipeline would stretch 4,600 kilometres from Alberta through Ontario to ports in Quebec and New Brunswick. Energy East would be the largest pipeline in North America. Its chief purpose would be to carry 1.1 million...