I've been a climate activist for over a decade now. I often ask myself if I'm having any impact at all in the fight to save our warming planet from catastrophic climate change. Is my work making even an...
Prime Minister Trudeau's announcement of a federal tax on carbon at Humber College, located in Premier Doug Ford’s Toronto riding, may prove to be political gold for his government just one year before the next election. Calling it a...
“Starting next year, it will no longer be free to pollute anywhere in Canada.” With these few words, Prime Minister Trudeau is setting a new course for carbon pricing in Canada. “Canadians know that polluting isn’t free," adds Catherine McKenna...
The IPPC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) has released its most frightful and alarming report yet -- Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC. The message is blunt: humanity is on the verge of a climate emergency which requires...
Over 50 citizens from across Canada will lobby for a liveable world on Parliament Hill October 13-16. This year's lobbying of elected officials by Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada (CCL) volunteers takes on a heightened sense of urgency. The United...
The timeline for climate action is compressing. There are only 11 years and 3 months and 12 days before the start of 2030, the target date set in the Paris Agreement for signatories to reach their emission-targets. And yet...
Lynne Quarmby is a professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. She was arrested for civil disobedience protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in 2014. In her opinion piece earlier published in the National...
“Climate change used to feel like an issue that other people were dealing with, or that future generations would face,” tweeted the New York Times. But this summer, it’s different. There is a shift. We are witnessing global warming...
The 24 Reasons To Choose HOPE guide (from the Climate Reality Project) forms the backdrop for and is the primary resource for this article.The news about climate change is often quite grim but underneath this cloud of uncertainty and unease...
"Courts are a new front line of climate action with cases against governments and oil firms spiralling, and while victories have so far been rare, the pressure for change is growing," as reported in a recent article published in...