It is clear that the Liberal climate plan reflects what the oil and gas industry wants — fossil-fuel expansion at a time when the best science makes it crystal clear we must be reducing and ultimately eliminating fossil fuel...
Unprecedented heatwaves and devastating wildfires are sweeping the country. Canada is on fire because of the climate crisis. We cannot allow this to become the new normal. With enough courage from our political leaders, we can change course. But...
In British Columbia, over 300 fires are burning around the province. The province has declared a state of emergency, with “40 evacuation orders affecting about 5,700 people or almost 2,900 properties in the province” and an additional 69 evacuation...
Since the beginning of the pandemic in early 2020, the phrase ‘Building Back Better’ is everywhere, providing a framework for recovery from the world’s worst crisis in generations. One after the other, governments have pledged to act boldly coming...
The compelling priority of the 2020s for humanity is the slashing of emissions. However, a flurry of recent Net-Zero 2050 announcements is "adding confusion and thereby distracting from the set of immediate cost-effective actions needed to cut emissions," says...
The recent leak of a draft of the next IPCC report (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) warns that recovery from climate breakdown may be impossible as the impact of tipping points leads to far-reaching and perhaps irreversible disaster. Well,...
"Justin Trudeau's love of fossil fuel will only make Canada's extreme weather worse." wrote Tzeporah Berman in her recent opinion piece in The Guardian. The heat wave and wildfires causing havoc, panic and deaths in British Columbia and western...
According to the Banking On Climate Chaos 2021 report, between 2016 and 2020, (since the Paris Agreement), the world's 60 largest banks financed fossil fuels to the tune of USD 3.8 trillion. Another recent report, Fossil Assets: the New...
"Let's be clear—what you are doing is not about climate action or responding to an emergency. It never was," said Greta Thunberg during her address at the recent Austrian World Summit. Most will agree that world leaders are only...
A new Natural Resources Canada report, Canada in a Changing Climate: National Issues Report, looks at the costs of climate change. In 2020, extreme weather caused $2.4 billion in damages across Canada, up from an average of $400 million...