Ninety-nine young environmental activists achieved their goal on Parliament Hill on Monday by carrying out acts of civil disobedience. The boisterous group climbed over restricted-area police barricades near the Peace Tower. Those arrested were part of a group of 200 protesting...
This is the tenth blog in a  series on how sustainability can save business. Co-authored by Tyler Elm and Jim Harris, Consultants and Bloggers (Editor). Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and Chief Operating Officers (COOs) are increasingly accountable for sustainability. A...
The following article, initially titled Can cap-and-trade slow climate change? (by David Suzuki and Climate Change Transportation Policy Analyst Gideon Forman of the David Suzuki Foundation), has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. Some critics are labeling the Cap and Trade carbon pricing mechanism...
As the COP22 climate talks in Marrakech comes to an end, Canada's climate rhetoric is a continuation of last year's declaration at COP21 in Paris. "Canada is back my friends. Canada is back, and here to help. We are ready to take...
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...
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...
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...
  Kyoto’s promise was to to keep the earth’s temperature at a liveable level for our species. Now some 15 years later, the Durban pledge contains less than half of the needed emission cuts to accomplish that goal. The Durban talks...
Small steps are no longer enough. Incremental climate action will not get us to where we need to be by 2050 - a low carbon economy. The Paris Agreement was a historic breakthrough but it's not sufficient. It was just one...
Cameron Fenton is the Canadian Tar Sands Organizer with 350.org. and a regular contributor to BoomerWarrior (Managing Editor: Rolly Montpellier) This week, the cover of the Economist proclaimed “the fall in the price of oil and gas provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fix bad energy...