The results of a recent study provide reason for optimism: The Paris Climate Agreement targets remain within reach in about three-quarters of the 100,000 model simulations run  through the year 2100. While significant uncertainties remain, the study envisions a...
Many will find this article too "gloom and doom". Just pretend you've just been given a serious medical diagnosis. You have a stage 4 cancer. After the initial shock, you need to confront it. You can't hide from the...
"Ranked among the worst-performing countries in CCPI 2020, Canada fell another three spots in this year’s index, to 58th," reports the 2020 Climate Change Performance Index. "Despite positive rhetoric from Canadian leaders, experts cite substantial discrepancies between the goals...
"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...
"Former Bank of England governor Mark Carney says carbon markets are booming. By 2030 they could reach a value of up to $100 billion...a huge leap from just $300 million in 2018," reports Phys.Org. Many corporate polluters that have...
"Courts are a new front line of climate action with cases against governments and oil firms spiralling, and while victories have so far been rare, the pressure for change is growing," as reported in a recent article published in...
Canada declared a climate emergency on June 17. And during the ongoing election campaign, climate has emerged at the top issue. It's time to be a climate voter and elect a government that will not ask what will it...
"I'm an emergency doctor and I'm working on this because this is an emergency," says Dr. Courtney Howard, who wrote the Canadian section of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change released this past November. The 2018 Lancet...
Lenore Fahrig is a climate colleague who lives in Ottawa. She is Chancellor's Professor of Biology and co-director of the Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Research Laboratory (GLEL) at Carleton University. The post—first published in the Fahrig Lab blog—tells the...
Canada’s Parliament has passed a “non-binding” motion declaring a climate emergency. By doing so, our Members of Parliament recognize that “climate change is a real and urgent crisis driven by human activity.” The motion is intended to “declare that...