Over 90 groups are urging Mark Carney—in a letter published worldwide—to do all he can to "raise the bar on climate action from the finance sector that leads to a reduction in financed emissions at the pace that the...
“The world’s hugely encouraging clean energy momentum is running up against the stubborn incumbency of fossil fuels in our energy systems,” says Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency. And nothing says status quo more than the...
#RBCisKillingMe is a global day of action to shine the light on RBC, Canada's largest fossil bank and one of the world's largest funders of fossil fuels and abusers of Indigenous rights. (This post is sourced from the LeadNow Action...
Climate justice has evolved from the idea that the responsibility for climate change should lie with the world's worst climate offenders—the wealthy and the powerful. And yet the poorest and the most vulnerable are disproportionally impacted by global warming. (This...
From October 31 to November 12, representatives of nearly 200 countries will meet in Glasgow, Scotland for the United Nations’ 26th Conference of Parties (COP 26) to consider the state of the climate crisis. There, they’re expected to review...
“We have a serious addiction problem. Fossil fuels are so integral to our modern world that we equate their use with our “way of life,” writes Dr. Elaine Blacklock in a recent opinion piece in the National Observer. Elaine...
COP26 has been described as "the" critical climate summit to have a chance at limiting the warming of the planet to well below 2ºC, preferably 1.5ºC. Will COP26 keep 1.5 degrees alive? Will it be the answer we're looking...
"In the lead up to the critically important COP26 climate summit, Canada’s largest bank, the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) inked a new deal to underwrite a CAD $1.5 billion bond for Enbridge which is currently expanding fossil fuel...
Canada’s Election 44 is now history. Justin Trudeau and the Liberals did not get what they wanted but instead got what they deserved, another minority. Seeking to capitalize on his handling of the coronavirus crisis, Trudeau’s obvious power grab...
The act of choosing our politicians while the world is burning around us is a deeply profound act. Canadians have just chosen their next government during an election in which the climate crisis rose to the top of the...