It's become quite obvious that inspiration alone will not move the needle on the level of climate action the world needs to avert the collapse of modern civilization. Greta has inspired hundreds of millions of youth—like Alizée featured in...
Fossil fuel financing from the world’s 60 largest banks has reached USD $4.6 trillion in the six years since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, with $742 billion in fossil fuel financing in 2021 alone. Banks continue to fund...
"Instead of hitting the brakes on the decarbonization of the global economy" amid Russia's war on Ukraine, "now is the time to put the pedal to the metal towards a renewable energy future," said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres....
Many of the coming ravages of climate change are already baked in to the global heating our planet has already absorbed since the beginning of the industrial age. In some areas of the world, we are beyond safe limits...
"Why is life on earth still taking second place to fossil fuel companies," asks George Monbiot in an August 2021 opinion piece in The Guardian. Humanity faces an unprecedented existential threat, a looming climate crisis that will make the...
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...
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...
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...
Carole Holmes is Co-Chair of GASP, Grandmothers Act to Save the Planet. As a grandmother she has deep concerns for the environmental health of the planet her grandchildren will inherit. In this post she tells her story about how...