Canadians need to elect bold climate leaders in this election. It's time to sound the climate emergency alarm in every riding across Canada. Not only is the world witnessing a summer of extreme weather events—including right here at home—but...
Wildfires are raging across the country, cities are choked by smoke and entire communities are being displaced. The climate crisis is at our doorstep. In response to these catastrophic climate events, Prime Minister Trudeau said, "we simply have...
"Carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) will not address the core drivers of the climate crisis or meaningfully reduce GHG emissions, and should not distract from real climate solutions," according to CIEL (Center...
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...