The pressure on the financial sector—banks, pension funds, insurance companies—to join the global movement to tackle the climate crisis is mounting. And the number of campaigns, both large and small, to force the financial world to do its share...
Canada's recent net-zero legislation (Bill C-12) fails once again to meet the scale of the climate threat Canadians and the world are up against. It is not the transformative piece of legislation that the Liberals promised and that Canadians...
In A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency, author Seth Klein points out—in chapter 2 of his book—that what we're up against is a new climate denialism in Canada. Excerpts are featured (with permission) in this piece. The...
The United States has dumped more planet-warming gases in our atmosphere than any other country in the world. Americans also has the dubious distinction of being the only nation which is not in the Paris Agreement. And without US...
Young climate activists are doing their own COP26 to highlight the failure of world leaders to address the climate crisis. "Crunch negotiations aimed at fulfilling the Paris climate agreement, called Cop26, were to be hosted by the UK this November,...
According to Fair Vote Canada, a  September 2020 Leger poll showed that 95% of British Columbians want an electoral system that encourages parties to work together more in the public interest. And a full 87% believe that improving our...
The climate clock is ticking—getting closer and closer to midnight. We need an all-hands-on-deck strategy to tackle climate change and avert the catastrophic consequences of a warming planet. The corporate sector is part of the solution and governments must...
"Canada’s top ten pension funds alone manage over $1.5 trillion. How these funds invest your retirement dollars is a major factor in how quickly we can transition to a low-carbon economy while growing your pension in a warming world....
Climate change aggravates the difficulties already faced by Indigenous communities in all regions of Canada particularly in the Arctic and Subarctic where they experience the direct and local impacts of a warming planet. The difficulties are many: economic and...
“A green recovery is one that tackles the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises at the same time,” says Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. The UN Decade is a rallying call for the restoration of nature...