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

The September 23 global climate strike will arguably be the mother-of-all climate strikes. Not because of the number of people who will take to the streets but because the worsening impacts of extreme weather around the world demand it. Mother-of-All...
Scorching heatwaves are wreaking havoc across the globe causing wildfires, droughts and thousands of deaths. High temperatures are shattering records, wildfires are raging and water is becoming scarce in some regions. Never before has humanity witnessed such extensive global...
"It’s as dark a day as there’s been in the long fight over climate," said Bill McKibben (in his  Crucial Years piece) as climate villain Joe Manchin delivered "nothing short of a death sentence" for the type of climate action...
At their recent summit, G-7 leaders announced plans to form a new Climate Club by the end of the year. “We endorse the goals of an open and cooperative international Climate Club, and will work with partners towards establishing...
In a recent article in the "Climate Change Is Coming for Us" series, Brad Zarnett writes about how climate propaganda has shaped our approach to fighting climate change. In the first half of the piece he says "We squandered...
During the next four weeks, voters in Ontario will decide whether to re-elect a government which is flat out Canada's worst climate laggard, or choose a new government that will join the rest of the country in tackling the...
The 2022 What Canadians Really Think About Climate Change report highlights trends in Canadian attitudes about climate change that are important to climate communicators. In addition, the report identifies several challenges that stand in the way of creating a...
"Scientists have proven without a doubt that climate change is transforming the planet for the worse," writes the New York Times. "Yet their work has mostly failed to spur governments to address the issue," prompting many of them to...
In his recent blog post, Climate Emergency Unit Director Seth Klein writes that the Liberal-NDP deal struck just days ago—the Supply and Confidence Agreement (SCA)—is "no match for the climate emergency...doesn't move the dial on climate." Doesn't Move the Dial...
Individuals can make a huge difference when it comes to action on climate. New research shows that "government and industry do have the most responsibility, but citizen and community action is meaningful, impactful, and urgently needed." We're all in...