The wildfire season is well underway in various regions around the globe. But this year, the coronavirus is adding an even greater challenge—a double challenge—for fire fighters and health officials on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. Authorities...
The number of COVID-19 cases is surging in the U.S. Summers are getting hotter because of climate change. And then add record unemployment levels. What you have is the perfect pandemic storm. "A dangerous and uncharted trifecta of the pandemic,...
To‌ ‌prevent‌ ‌the‌ ‌worst‌ ‌impacts‌ ‌of‌ ‌global‌ ‌heating,‌ ‌we‌ ‌need‌ ‌a‌ ‌whole‌ ‌suite‌ ‌of‌ ‌policy‌ ‌changes.‌ ‌Of‌ ‌them,‌ ‌making‌ ‌carbon‌ ‌pricing ‌‌predictable‌ ‌is‌ ‌by‌ ‌far‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌effective‌ ‌one‌ ‌we‌ ‌know‌ ‌of.‌ Carbon pricing is the most silver bullet-ish...
In her recent article published in Health Journal, Ellen Moyer claims that not only was COVID-19 created by humans but it's also nature's payback for neglecting our health and the environment. Our behaviour promotes infectious viruses and destroys our defenses...
"The world faces two contrasting pathways. Either it can secure the ‘trillion dollar green gigafall’, the trillions that can be generated at low cost from the sun and the wind….Or it can stay locked into business as usual, tied...
Have you ever stopped to think how your bank uses your money — your savings, investment certificates, retirement funds? Is your bank stepping up to the plate  to tackle the climate crisis (happening in deep time) and the corona...
As the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, we must not ignore the climate crisis. The evidence is all around us. Global warming threatens our very existence. As Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said recently, "Just because we're in...
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadians (and the rest of the world) to hit the pause button. How do we recover back better? Can we? Do we want to? This is especially true of our energy transition to a...
“Delay is the deadliest form of denial," once said C. Northcote Parkinson. And "Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it,” according to George R.R. Martin ( A Game of Thrones). And as the world struggles...
"This is the time for a Great Reset," writes George Monbiot in a recent Op-ed in The Guardian. He refers to "a collective failure: a crashing lapse in education, that is designed for a world in which we no...