Canada has missed every emissions reduction target it has ever set. The climate politics of the last three decades—politics as usual—just hasn't worked. Canadians are less Paris-compliant today than when the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015. But there...
Evidence about the climate breakdowns is mounting daily. Climate change is no longer a slow emergency. It's happening in real time. The world is in climate crisis which will prove to be exponentially more deadly than the corona crisis....
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Ministers are meeting soon to decide what the pandemic recovery will look like. Their decisions will shape Canada for decades to come. We need to build back better by tackling economic inequality and...
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...
"Aggressive action to address climate change could save the world $145 trillion," wrote Dana Nuccitelli in a recent article published in Yale Climate Connections. Climate solutions are expensive investments in the short run but will yield huge long-term savings, according...
The corona crisis that is sweeping the world is rich in lessons in crisis preparedness, and unfortunately, also rich with the consequences of unpreparedness. COVID-19 is front and center but the climate crisis has not stepped aside. As Prime...
Fifty years ago, 20 million people took to the streets for the sake of the environment. It was the world's first Earth Day. This year we neither can’t nor need to take to the streets. Let's act on climate and make...
Press Release: Together with We Don't Have Time, Earth Day Network and Exponential Roadmap we invite you to join us for Earth Day Week, April 20–25, 2020. We bring you a public, free, online, no-fly climate conference. It marks the 50th Anniversary...
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...
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...