This year, extreme weather and other disasters made it clearer than ever that the climate crisis will only worsen unless we act. 2021 will go down in history as the year of many firsts, a year of unprecedented climate...
In his recent Tyee piece about the climate destruction happening in real time in British Columbia, Andrew Nikiforuk writes "that our overly complex and intertwined systems have been stretched too far." Our political leaders seem slow to respond to...
The BBC is reporting that the fossil fuel industry has the largest delegation at the COP26 climate summit. "The fossil fuel industry has spent decades denying and delaying real action on the climate crisis, which is why this is...
The optimism and celebration coming from a whirlwind of funding and program announcements during the first days of COP26 are quickly vanishing as climate policy experts drill deeper into the narrative. Bloomberg observes that many of the manor announcements...
#RBCisKillingMe is a global day of action to shine the light on RBC, Canada's largest fossil bank and one of the world's largest funders of fossil fuels and abusers of Indigenous rights. (This post is sourced from the LeadNow Action...
It is clear that the Liberal climate plan reflects what the oil and gas industry wants — fossil-fuel expansion at a time when the best science makes it crystal clear we must be reducing and ultimately eliminating fossil fuel...
Since the beginning of the pandemic in early 2020, the phrase ‘Building Back Better’ is everywhere, providing a framework for recovery from the world’s worst crisis in generations. One after the other, governments have pledged to act boldly coming...
A new Natural Resources Canada report, Canada in a Changing Climate: National Issues Report, looks at the costs of climate change. In 2020, extreme weather caused $2.4 billion in damages across Canada, up from an average of $400 million...
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...
"The G7 has not been a strong, effective leader on climate change, measured in part by its members' carbon dioxide emissions and their investments in fossil fuels far surpassing their investments in renewables," reveals a recent analytical study by...