Climate justice has evolved from the idea that the responsibility for climate change should lie with the world's worst climate offenders—the wealthy and the powerful. And yet the poorest and the most vulnerable are disproportionally impacted by global warming. (This...
From October 31 to November 12, representatives of nearly 200 countries will meet in Glasgow, Scotland for the United Nations’ 26th Conference of Parties (COP 26) to consider the state of the climate crisis. There, they’re expected to review...
“We have a serious addiction problem. Fossil fuels are so integral to our modern world that we equate their use with our “way of life,” writes Dr. Elaine Blacklock in a recent opinion piece in the National Observer. Elaine...
The world needs every weapon in its climate arsenal to tackle the unprecedented existential threat of climate change. Oil Change International (along with an impressive list of collaborators) has just released a report that shows how central banks are...
"There is a tragedy unfolding in the face of overwhelming evidence of its dangers," writes Kevin Taft in Oil's Deep State. Given the depth of science on global warming and climate change and given the recent IPCC Report code...
Canadian banks are playing a growing and globally significant role in fueling climate destruction and are more exposed to climate risk than they are telling their shareholders according to data in a new Greenpeace report. The report finds that prior...
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...
According to the Banking On Climate Chaos 2021 report, between 2016 and 2020, (since the Paris Agreement), the world's 60 largest banks financed fossil fuels to the tune of USD 3.8 trillion. Another recent report, Fossil Assets: the New...
“Climate change is a challenge that demands ambition…but ambition needs to be matched with action and accountability,” commented CBC News after Prime Minister Trudeau announced Canada’s new commitment to reduce emissions by 40-45% below 2005 levels by 2030 during...
We are dumping 40 billion metric tons of CO2 pollution into the atmosphere per year according to NOAA global monitoring. At this rate, the world is heading into a climate crisis that will have social, political and economic impacts...