On August 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report: Climate Change and Land: an IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems. Climate...
We elect politicians to provide leadership on important issues. And specifically, we expect them to lead during emergencies. While I recognize that politics are about the art of compromise—trying to get the best results possible under difficult circumstances—politicians can no...
Climate change is an existential crisis. And we have but two choices: we can declare a climate emergency and take extraordinary measures to turn down the heat or we can continue to cook the planet. Many believe that choice...
The Green New Deal is very much part of the election conversation in Canada with voting day now just 11 weeks away. And climate has surfaced as one of the top issues. Youth activists are gearing up for a...
Carbon pricing works. There are examples of its success the world over. And yet, some politicians use it as a political tool to confuse voters.
Greta Thunberg and I don’t have much in common. She’s a young female climate action phenomenon. I’m an aging boomer who is trying to correct the environmental mess my generation allowed to happen. With her climate activism she has...
In  a recent testimony to British politicians, famed scientist and environmentalist Sir David Attenborough said that humanity "cannot be radical enough" in its actions to stop the ravages of the climate crisis from destroying the planet. Naturalist David Attenborough says...
Humanity is in a race against time, caught between two competing tipping points. And our timeline is compressing. We now measure scientific knowledge and technological progress in months and years, not decades. The First Due to a rapidly changing climate, the...
One has to wonder why it has taken so long to discover that tree-planting done on a massive global scale is likely to become one of the most effective tools in the carbon-fighting toolbox. A new study just out in...
There are many pathways to clean power. We have the solutions to accelerate the transition to a clean energy future. What is missing is not human ingenuity or technology. What is missing is the political will to leap forward....