Dr Cara  Augustenborg is an environmental scientist lecturing on climate change at University College Dublin. Cara is also Chairperson of Friends of the Earth Ireland. In a recent OpEd in Independent.IE, she says that "we are undoubtedly governed by climate...
Canada's new national carbon price is a giant leap forward. On October 3, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood in the House of Commons and uttered these few words on carbon pricing. It sets the stage for the beginning of a...
'Can the provinces be Canada's climate leaders' is a question I've often asked myself. During the decade preceding the October 2015 election of Justin Trudeau and his Liberals, Canadians lived through a veritable climate action drought, a climate leadership void. As a result, the...
Canada is currently undergoing a robust process of climate consultations. And it began shortly after the Vancouver Declaration on clean growth and climate change. At that First Ministers Meeting, Prime Minister Trudeau and the Premiers agreed to a climate framework that...
I’m a climate activist. I spend hours every day working on climate issues – writing letters to editors, publishing posts on BoomerWarrior.Org and social media. As a member of Citizens’ Climate Lobby Canada, 350 Ottawa and Climate Reality Canada,...
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...
In a recent (May 16) piece written for the Citizens' Climate Lobby (Canada), James Hansen compares two carbon pricing mechanisms: Cap and Trade and Carbon Fee and Dividend. He believes that Canada is well poised to become a world carbon...
This post features excerpts from Choose Wisely, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission report on the options and trade-offs for recycling carbon pricing revenues. It’s an excellent and timely report which I recommend to all BoomerWarrior supporters. The primary and most important objective...
The following article, initially titled Can cap-and-trade slow climate change? (by David Suzuki and Climate Change Transportation Policy Analyst Gideon Forman of the David Suzuki Foundation), has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. Some critics are labeling the Cap and Trade carbon pricing mechanism...
The path to Canada's first national climate framework and clean energy program will not be straightforward or easy. It promises to be convoluted and full of twists and turns as the provinces and Ottawa attempt to define the steps required to...