It seems almost inevitable that the Canadian government will bail out (once again) the oil and gas sector. But should governments around the world give bailouts to the wealthiest and most polluting industry in our economy? "A smart response to...
There are a lot of links that can be made between coronavirus and climate change. In this article, Harriet Shugarman writes that the two are "eerily similar." It's very important to tell the truth about both while also remembering...
Climate change is a slow emergency. We’ve known about the dire effects of global warming for decades but it’s mostly been a slower burn problem. The new year 2020 was going to be the year we got serious about...
'Beds Are Burning' is from the album 'Songs For Australia'. The album is a collection of songs recorded to bring global attention to the Australian wildfires among the worst ever on planet Earth. Beds Are Burning February 16, 2020 Standard YouTube Licence Songs...
This is a work of imagination. But the urgency of the crisis is real, the need for the suggested programs is real, and the data included in these proposals is real. — Guy Dauncey In this post we imagine a...
Music is powerful. We are deeply impacted by the music we listen to. It can influence our moods and shape our behaviours. This is especially true for younger kids and teenagers. My grandchildren can sing every word to their...
Lenore Fahrig is a climate colleague who lives in Ottawa. She is Chancellor's Professor of Biology and co-director of the Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Research Laboratory (GLEL) at Carleton University. The post—first published in the Fahrig Lab blog—tells the...
As the climate crisis becomes truly obvious and severe, Canadians remain hesitant to take the kind of decisive and comprehensive action that is called for. Our federal government declared a climate emergency in June of 2019 but for the...
The death of the Frontier Teck Tar Sands project marks a turning point for Canadian climate policy going forward. And this is happening not because of strong climate leadership from our federal government. In fact, it's quite the opposite....
Internal combustion engines are doomed to die off soon, writes Jim Harris. The rise of EVs, e-scooters and autonomous Ubers will spell the death of old automobiles sooner than you think. Traditional car companies are zombies. They’re dead but...