“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...
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...
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...
 "Greta Thunberg speaks for and to all of us," writes Warren Bell in his opinion piece in The National Observer.  Greta speaks with a clarity and a force that reaches very deep inside each of us. Her message cannot...
From 1986 to 2015, the five largest fossil fuel companies in the United States spent an estimated $3.6 billion on advertising. If you’re a television watcher or a consumer of political news, you’ve been subjected to fossil fuel propaganda...
In his recent Opinion piece in the Tyee, Mitchell Anderson sums us Premier Jason Kenney's vision to return the Oilsands to their glory days as the beginning of a grim environmental endgame. "As the rest of the planet strives to...
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...
"There are reasons to believe that the Paris agreement is in bad shape, that in the 2020s it could break down or even fall apart entirely," writes Dave Roberts in a recent Vox article. Under the Paris Agreement, every...
What does a speeding freight train have in common with GHGs -- greenhouse gas emissions? Three things. First: they are both out of control. Second: unless we can put the brakes on, it doesn’t end well. Third: the eventual...
“Climate change, ecological degradation, migrating populations, conflict, pervasive inequalities, and predatory commercial practices threaten the health and future of children in every country,” says the WHO-Unicef-Lancet Report just published February 18, 2020. How can we help our children and...