The release of An Inconvenient Truth is 2006 would change my life. As I watched in horror how climate change would impact future generations, I just knew that I must do something about it. I could not just stand...
In two previous articles, I have written with optimism about encouraging trends in global efforts to tackle climate change. In Climate is Back I wrote that "climate is news again" and the shift in public attitudes about putting a price...
I'm pleased to welcome Monica Woodley, an ordinary citizen (like millions of us), who has been inspired by her grandchildren to become a climate warrior. I spoke with Monica on the phone recently. We agreed that our current government under...
Canada has become the home of a new climate denialism, a more subtle, deceitful and dishonest version -- Version 2.0. Version 2.0 is more dangerous and more sinister than the shameless denial of the last decade. It's a new dis-ease that...
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...
Canada is currently undergoing a robust process of climate consultations. And it began shortly after the Vancouver Declaration on clean growth and climate change. At that First Ministers Meeting, Prime Minister Trudeau and the Premiers agreed to a climate framework that...
Elizabeth May is the leader of the Green Party of Canada. The following text is from her email to Green supporters across Canada. The world is facing a carbon time crunch explains May. (Rolly Montpellier~Managing Editor for BoomerWarrior) Image: Carbon time...
Clare Demerse is the federal policy adviser for Clean Energy Canada. Clare manages policy engagement on federal and national issues, focusing on renewable energy, climate policy and sustainable transportation. In this article she outlines why we need electric car rebates...
Where does one begin to reduce carbon emissions? How do I reduce my carbon footprint? Am I doing enough? Am I doing my part or just pretending to care about the climate? These are questions you might be asking...
The climate irony is inescapable as the Fort McMurray wildfire drama unfolds day by day. It has been termed the perfect fire storm leading to a new breed of wildfires. Experts believe that the Fort McMurray blaze could be the new...