This year's Earth Day (on April 22) will again see more than 1 billion people participating in activities around the world to draw attention to the urgency of the climate crisis and environmental degradation and the need for immediate...
To reach Paris goals will require a full-out transformation of the global economy. It will demand that we make both individual and collective lifestyle changes. "The Earth is outside its comfort zone, so it's time we step outside of...
Five years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, Canada now has a second climate plan, a revised and "improved" version of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change (PCF). However, Version PCF 2.0—Canada’s Strengthened Climate Plan:...
On March 19th, youth globally and across Canada are taking action telling the world "no more empty promises". They're calling on governments, pillars of the fossil fuel industry, banks, and insurance companies to #ActOnYourPromises and #NoMoreEmptyPromises. (The materials for this...
"Ranked among the worst-performing countries in CCPI 2020, Canada fell another three spots in this year’s index, to 58th," reports the 2020 Climate Change Performance Index. "Despite positive rhetoric from Canadian leaders, experts cite substantial discrepancies between the goals...
With its Climate Ambition Summit 2020, the United Nations recently celebrated the five-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Environmental journalist Stephen Leahy (writing in Need to Know) is "happy to report there was a game-changing announcement."...
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,...
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....