"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...
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...
To‌ ‌prevent‌ ‌the‌ ‌worst‌ ‌impacts‌ ‌of‌ ‌global‌ ‌heating,‌ ‌we‌ ‌need‌ ‌a‌ ‌whole‌ ‌suite‌ ‌of‌ ‌policy‌ ‌changes.‌ ‌Of‌ ‌them,‌ ‌making‌ ‌carbon‌ ‌pricing ‌‌predictable‌ ‌is‌ ‌by‌ ‌far‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌effective‌ ‌one‌ ‌we‌ ‌know‌ ‌of.‌ Carbon pricing is the most silver bullet-ish...
Music is powerful. We are deeply impacted by the music we listen to. It can influence our moods and shape our behaviours. This is especially true for younger kids and teenagers. My grandchildren can sing every word to their...
Writing for Policy (Canadian Politics and Public Policy), Green MP Elizabeth May states that "the reports of oil's death are NOT greatly exaggerated. The combined impacts of the world glut of cheap oil, low demand and the arrival of...
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...
“Delay is the deadliest form of denial," once said C. Northcote Parkinson. And "Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it,” according to George R.R. Martin ( A Game of Thrones). And as the world struggles...
Climate change is a slow emergency. We’ve known about the dire effects of global warming for decades but it’s mostly been a slower burn problem. The new year 2020 was going to be the year we got serious about...
Let's go back in time. The date is January 1, 2010 – the beginning of a new decade. The 2000-2009 decade (the 2000s) that just ended was "the warmest on record, with its average global surface temperature about 0.54...