I used to be a proud Canadian. Before I became a Climate Activist, that is. But now as a Climate Activist, I feel nothing but shame and embarrassment for Canada at climate talks. We are a proud people. We've always seen ourselves as an...
Is COP21 the finish line of a long and tedious process of climate talks which has lasted over two decades? Is it the culmination of negotiations that will finally give the world the robust climate agreement that will limit global warming to...
I'm a Climate Reality leader and I'll be marching for the climate on November 29 in the 100% Possible March in Ottawa. Please join an event near you on the eve of the most important climate conference ever. Take...
As we move beyond the Paris Agreement, the climate credibility of the 195 countries which are signatories to the agreement will soon be tested. In December countries submitted their emissions reduction targets known as NDCs -- Nationally Determined Contributions. Now...
As 2013 draws to a close, news aggregators, media organizations, bloggers and newspapers are racing to put out their best of and their worst of 2013 lists for just about everything you can think of - books, albums, movies,...
The following text is sourced from the Climate Reality Project. The title of the post - The Road to Paris. It's a Start - is my own. As a Climate Reality Leader (Chicago2013), I'm pleased to feature this perspective on the...
What is driving climate science denial and how do I respond to it? This question has prompted me to follow Denial101x - Making Sense of Climate Science Denial - an online course offered by the University of Queensland in...
The world is ruled by those who show up. And world leaders did show up last December in Paris to sign the first climate agreement that would shape climate action for decades to come and perhaps to the end...
As COP23 winds down, delegates have repeatedly heard arguments that more ambition is required to put the 2015 Paris Agreement into action. UN secretary general Antonio Guterres, while referring to the $825 billion invested in fossil fuels in 2016,...
The planet is baking under relentless heat. We have severe dry conditions and droughts in broad areas around the entire globe. There is no end in sight to the current global heating trend. Our planet is on fire. The Earth is...