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The world is facing a climate emergency. The urgency to act is as clear as crystal.

Commenting about her time in New York in September of 2019, Greta Thunberg was not shaken by the media attention she generated. "I see myself everywhere. Just the night before one of my speeches had been projected onto the...
A recent piece in The Cut shows how Climate Psychologist Margaret Klein “gets it done”. Margaret talks about waking up to the climate crisis and dealing with climate grief. And she shows how she’s applying her training as a...
This is a work of imagination. But the urgency of the crisis is real, the need for the suggested programs is real, and the data included in these proposals is real. — Guy Dauncey In this post we imagine a...
The climate crisis will not be solved by politicians. It will be solved by the millions of ordinary people around the globe who are rising up to seize power from the fossil fuel industry. In Canada thousands of us...
At the recent COP25 climate talks in Madrid, Canada told the world that climate action is our number one priority. The Trudeau government promised to set Canada on a path to net-zero emissions by 2050. This promise will soon...
"One year ago, I came to Davos and told you that our house is on fire. I said I wanted you to panic. I've been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dangerous...
In order for climate talks to succeed, organizers must ban the fossil fuel industry—the fossils—from all future climate conferences starting with COP 26 (Conference of the Parties) in November 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland. Click on button below and say...
In this Oped, first published in Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, Stephen Leahy maintains that "the climate emergency should be an OMG moment for Canadians — if they knew about it." We need to cut our carbon emissions by 10 per...
In The Big Stall, author Donald Gutstein shows how Big Oil owns the Paris Agreement. Quoting ecological economist Clive Spash, Gutstein points out that what came out of the Paris talks at COP21 "is a fantasy which lacks any...
The longest ever Conference of the Parties (COP) climate talks has ended in utter failure. COP25, held in Madrid, has turned out to be a giant bust. As the conference limped to a close, the best that countries could...