Reversing the damage done to Canada's environmental reputation will not happen overnight. After nearly a decade of Stephen Harper's abysmal environmental record at home and a shameful performance at international climate talks, the restoration of Canada as an environmental...
While many of us activists are still glowing over the defeat of Stephen Harper, the world's worst climate villain, there is little time to waste in pushing the new Liberal government to take real action on climate. Exceeding the Harper standards on...
Mohan Kumar is a climate advocate colleague. We have been members of the same local organizations in Ottawa such as Citizens' Climate Lobby and 350.Org Ottawa. Mohan was also the principal driver behind the Price Carbon Now campaign for broad,...
The British Columbia Carbon Tax has been hailed as an environmental and economic success by the Pembina Institute. The material in this blog post has been sourced entirely from the Pembina Institute Backgrounder on the BC Carbon Tax. (Managing Editor~Rolly Montpellier). The BC...
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...
In a recent interview with CBC's Wendy Mesley, Naomi Klein (author of No Is Not Enough and This Changes Everything) accuses Prime Minister Trudeau of only pretending to care about climate change. The debate about whether Trudeau is a climate warrior or...
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...
Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) advocates for a national carbon pricing policy for Canada. The preferred pricing mechanism is Carbon Fee and Dividend. Fee and Dividend is revenue-neutral, politically astute, efficient and easy to administer. The following Laser Talk --  Guidelines for...
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...
It's another black eye for Canada's reputation in the global climate action community. Canada's post 2020 emissions targets are another disappointing sign in our global effort to reduce greenhouse gases. We will continue to be a climate laggard in...