It’s quite impossible to ignore the abject failure of the 1997 Kyoto accord as well as recent attempts, (December 2011)  in Durban, South Africa, at coming to terms with the crisis of global warming. Kyoto’s promise was to to keep the earth’s...
This is the third blog by Jim Harris and Tyler Elm in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. Previously posted on HuffPost. (Editor) Jim Harris Many Canadians are trying to do more with less during this economy of...
It is becoming crystal clear that we must accelerate the transition to 100 percent renewables. We cannot wait until the end of the century as many world leaders have suggested during the negotiations leading up to the Paris Agreement. It will be...
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...
The election of Donald Trump and a climate-denial administration is worrisome for the climate movement and the future of the Paris Agreement. Given that Trump vows to reverse President Obama's climate actions, should Canada pull back on its carbon...
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...
I've been quite disappointed in Obama's performance on the environment, the climate change crisis and renewable energy. But when comparing Romney's energy plan with Obama's accomplishments, there really is no contest.   In his second term, Obama may be less  hindered...
Fossil fuel megaprojects -- pipelines, terminals, plants -- are quickly disappearing from Canada's energy landscape. Less than a year ago (November of 2016), the federal government rejected the Northern Gateway plan. This was followed by the cancellation of the massive Liquid...
Jim Harris is an internationally renowned business and environmental speaker. You can watch a video of him speaking about some of these issues at IdeaCity, the Canadian equivalent of TED. He is the author of Blindsided, a #1 international bestseller published in...
I've just recently heard of "solar roadways". My first reaction was quite skeptical. "Another unworkable concept," I thought. Perhaps not so nonsensical after all. Solar roadways coming soon to a place near you? Count on it. Solar Roadways Coming Soon Wikipedia...