Writing in the National Observer, Graham Saul asks two important questions: Why is the world so slow to realize that we are facing a life-threatening planetary crisis? And what would it take to galvanize us into action? Graham is a Metcalf Innovation...
What does a speeding freight train have in common with GHGs -- greenhouse gas emissions? Three things. First: they are both out of control. Second: unless we can put the brakes on, it doesn’t end well. Third: the eventual...
Under the hashtags #FridaysForFuture and #ClimateStrike, students around the world will be striking for climate on Friday December 7 during the COP24 climate talks happening in Katowice, Poland. As elsewhere, support for #ClimateStrike is soaring in Canada. Sophia Mathur, an 11-year-old...
Catherine Gauthier (executive director of Environment Jeunesse) is fed up with PM Justin Trudeau's bold promises on the climate while simultaneously supporting tarsands/oilsands projects and pipelines which continue to grow Canada's greenhouse gas emissions. She heads a group which...
The live global broadcast of the Club of Rome’s Climate Emergency Plan was hosted by Ingmar Rentzhog, the founder of We Don't Have Time. Ingmar starts the event by having a fire drill. He asks members of the audience and...
Climate deniers have delayed action on climate for decades. Most of the hard-core denialism has been financed by the fossil-fuel industry which has spent millions on public relations firms to set up industry-funded lobby groups and misinformation campaigns. Although this old...
If you ask the average person, they will likely tell you that they want to do the right thing when it comes to the environment.  The problem is that the average person has little information to guide them to...
As our world becomes warmer and warmer, our seas will continue to rise. That's because the number one cause of sea-level rise is climate change. What is Sea-Level Rise? We can talk about sea-level rise in two different ways: relative sea-level rise and absolute sea-level...
Canada’s massive fossil fuel subsidies give Canadians the dubious distinction of being the G7 leader in handouts to Big Oil. Canadians need to know every woman, man, and child in Canada  “donates” around $100 ($77 USD) to profitable, and often foreign-owned,...
A few years ago I ran across Steve Lee online. Our paths crossed on social media and we exchanged information on how each of us was actively engaged in various climate actions. At the time, Steve was working on...