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Climate Emergency

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

Prime Minister Trudeau is playing a poker game with the future of Canadians according to Terry Moore and David Robertson, co-authors of a recent report describing Canada's climate plan as a recipe for failure. Trudeau is craftily appearing to...
When the next federal election is called—expected anytime during the next six months—climate change will be the top issue right after COVID. And Canadians will have to choose between climate delay (the Liberals) or climate denial (the Conservatives). Unfortunately,...
On March 25, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed that climate change is real and poses a great threat to humanity’s future. We must cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by one-half every decade going forward to address the...
This year's Earth Day (on April 22) will again see more than 1 billion people participating in activities around the world to draw attention to the urgency of the climate crisis and environmental degradation and the need for immediate...
Five years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, Canada now has a second climate plan, a revised and "improved" version of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change (PCF). However, Version PCF 2.0—Canada’s Strengthened Climate Plan:...
Deep down we know that something is very wrong. We can see that we're not actually making progress, To the contrary, we're falling further behind. Canada is failing to meet one climate target after another. The betrayal behind Canada's...
"On current trends, the probability of staying below 2°C of warming is only 5%, but if all countries meet their nationally determined contributions and continue to reduce emissions at the same rate after 2030, it rises to 26%," tweeted...
Canada's climate talk versus climate action picture is not a pretty sight. In 2015—Paris Round 1—Canada pledged the weakest emissions reduction targets, "only a 15 percent reduction after 40 years,' writes Barry Saxifrage in his latest piece in National...
In a recent conversation with my colleague Magnus L.H. Haslebo the Co-Founder of the Resistance Group Guerilla and the former Head of Communications for the Danish political party, The Alternative, it became clear that while sociopathic corporations’ greed is destroying the...
Canada and many jurisdictions around the world have committed to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 or before. But is the setting of climate targets, decades into the future, not just another spin on climate action—an abdication of the climate...