When Greta Thunberg began her friday climate strikes on August 20, 2018, she promised to continue her weekly protests until Sweden reduced carbon emissions in line its Paris Agreement commitments. Since then, her legendary rise to become the world's...
"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 is doubling down on fossil fuel infrastructure expansion. In May the Trudeau government bought a pipeline -- Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain project -- with $4.5 billion taxpayer dollars. And now the Prime Minister is celebrating the $40 billion...
During this summer of 2018, hundreds of millions of people around the world are suffering from the effects of global warming. The impacts of climate change are no longer subtle. There is no room for doubt. We are in a...
Writing in the National Observer, Graham Saul asks two important questions: Why is the world so slow to realize that we are facing a life-threatening planetary crisis? And what would it take to galvanize us into action? Graham is a Metcalf Innovation...
I have four grandkids ranging in age between 9 and 14 years old. I often think about what their future will be like. Many adults prefer to withhold the truth about climate, to coddle and protect youth from the...
With five months to go before the next federal election, Canada’s political parties are competing for climate credibility, seemingly engaged in a battle to show they care more about the environment, reports The National Observer. This is a climate...
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...
“I was wilfully deluded until I began covering global warming,” says author and journalist David Wallace-Wells. He's the author of The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story Of The Future which begins with these gripping opening lines “It’s worse, much worse, than...
Once upon a time, children were born into a world that offered promise and hope for the future. Opportunity was just around the corner. But now, what looms ahead is sheer climate horror unless humanity can quickly bend the...