“That pipeline is going to get built,” said a combative Prime Minister Trudeau during a radio interview in Edmonton a few days ago (February 1). His comment was in response to the war of words between the Premiers of...
Unprecedented Crime is a game-changer. The debate about the effects and the causes of climate change is over. And the power of climate deniers is dwindling under the pressure of a growing public outcry for comprehensive climate action needed to...
Climate change happens at home. It happens where we live and not just some faraway place halfway around the globe. Over half of the world's population lives in an urban region. And so it follows that ending climate change starts...
Although 2017 was not the warmest on record, it comes after a scorching 2016 which was the hottest year ever recorded, besting 2015, which bested 2014. Moreover, recent NASA and NOAA analyses show that the five warmest years on record...
Margaret Klein Salamon of The Climate Mobilization believes that “the climate movement’s greatest and most underutilized strategic asset is climate truth: we are now in a planet-wide climate crisis that threatens civilization and requires an immediate, all-out emergency response.” The...
A climate battle has begun in New York City. It's a battle against the fossil fuel industry. The tide is turning against the fossils. There is now a line in the sand. Source: YouTube video, New York City, CNN Money The...
It would be easy to dwell on the severe impacts of extreme weather events of 2017 -- droughts, wildfires, hurricanes. Or one could focus on the unprecedented thawing of the Arctic and the accelerating warming of the oceans. But...
During 2017, Canada started to get its climate change act together, at least on paper. The Pan Canadian Framework (PCF) on Clean Growth and Climate Change rose out of thorny negotiations between the Federal government, the provinces and territories...
Emissions from livestock account for 14.5% of human-caused GHGs (greenhouse gases) according to a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) study – total of 7.1 gigatonnes per year. Animal agriculture is driving global warming and deforestation around the world....
French President Macron's climate actions are true lessons on bold climate leadership for other world leaders, including my own Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Macron summit is meant to jump-start the lagging transition to a greener world. In July of...