I'm not a religious person. I see myself as an agnostic or maybe even an atheist. I've been a passionate climate activist for several years and never thought there was a role for religion in the fight against climate...
When I reflect on the current condition of our environment and the fragility and vulnerability of our home, of our planet, I cannot help but feel saddened by what humanity has allowed to happen during its relatively short time...
I worry that one of the leading causes of global warming, the world's exploding population, was largely ignored at the recent climate talks leading up to the Paris Agreement. World leaders seem oblivious to this problem preferring instead to focus on the...
Climate change happens at home. It happens where we live and not just some faraway place halfway around the globe. Over half of the world's population lives in an urban region. And so it follows that ending climate change starts...
This post is a reproduction of a media kit released by Citizens Climate Lobby Canada to commemorate Earth Day. Because of the climate crisis encroaching on our civilization, I believe that every day should be Earth Day. We must...
In 2015  humankind will face its greatest challenge ever - to achieve a binding global agreement to reduce carbon emissions and avert catastrophic run-away global warming. The Conference of the Parties will hold its next climate conference - COP21 - in Paris in December. 2015 will...
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,...
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...
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...
COP21 has been described as humanity's last chance for tackling climate change. With only days remaining before the start of the United Nations' Paris Climate Talks, it's important to understand the backstory of COP21, very likely the most critical of...