The purpose of this post is to poke fun at the coal industry's unsuccessful bid to convince the world that coal is the way of the future. Fortunately, the coal industry's lies and misinformation will fail - just think...
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...
As the Paris climate summit moves along, signs of the world’s unstoppable shift from fossil fuels to renewables are coming thicker and faster than ever. While fossil fuels fizzle out, renewables are skyrocketing. Following India’s newly launched solar alliance, African nations committed...
At the recent COP25 climate talks in Madrid, Canada told the world that climate action is our number one priority. The Trudeau government promised to set Canada on a path to net-zero emissions by 2050. This promise will soon...
It was quite a shock when the Canadian Finance Minister announced that the Liberal Cabinet’s solution to Texas-based Kinder Morgan’s pipeline woes was that Canada would buy the Trans Mountain Pipeline outright for $4.5 billion. Here are 9 reasons we...
The film Revolution picks up from where Rob Stewart's Sharkwater  tour ends. Sharkwater, a film about saving the sharks, was successful in raising awareness within the conservation movement and prompted shark fin bans and the creation of dozens of conservation groups around the...
Jeremy Rifkin's book, The Third Industrial Revolution, has provided the inspiration for this post. The premise of Rifkin's book is that fundamental economic change occurs when new communication technologies converge with new energy regimes. "The industrial revolution powered by oil and other fossil...
This is the sixth blog in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. This article is also posted in HuffPost Business (Canada). The authors of the article are Jim Harris and Tyler Elm. (Editor's note) Placing a shadow...
I'm a Climate Reality leader and I'll be following 24 Hours of Reality on November 13-14. The following material is sourced from the Climate Reality initiatives leading up to the Paris climate talks starting at the end of November....
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...