Climate change emerged as a top-tier issue in Canada's October federal election. According to post-election polling done by Clean Energy Canada, two-thirds of Canadians want their new minority government to accelerate our response to the global climate emergency. The following...
There are two ways to look back at what 2019 showed us about the climate crisis. On one side, there's the climate despair that accompanies rising greenhouse gas emissions, extreme weather events, and the failure of the COP25 climate...
Harriet Shugarman is a recognized climate influencer and connector for parents (both mamas and papas) on solutions for the climate crisis. She is an online friend and a Climate Reality colleague; we met in Chicago in 2013 when I...
Humanity is in a race against time. We have entered an age of consequences—a climate crisis. The evidence is irrefutable. The scale of transformation needed to avoid climate and ecological collapse is enormous and unprecedented. But it is not...
This is the story of how Bill and Lenore (a couple living in Ottawa, Canada) were able to reduce their home carbon footprint with one simple choice. Lenore and Bill are climate colleagues and friends. We met a few...
During the election campaign, all parties—with the exception of the Conservatives—promised many new climate change measures, including legally binding targets that get Canada to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Exit polls showed that Canadians want and expect a more...
We all want to do what we can to reduce our footprint and help the planet, but that can seem difficult, if not impossible, when you don't own your home or apartment. So, what can we do to improve...
Climate change and carbon pricing were among the top issues in Monday's federal election. Over two thirds of Canadians voted for climate action, virtually putting an end to the challenges against Canada's national carbon policy. Which begs the question,...
Elections always matter. Canada's federal election, now just days away, will be followed by the U.S. election in November of 2020. Canadian voters have to decide whether to elect a government which will take progressive action on the climate...
Canada declared a climate emergency on June 17. And during the ongoing election campaign, climate has emerged at the top issue. It's time to be a climate voter and elect a government that will not ask what will it...