Greta Thunberg and I don’t have much in common. She’s a young female climate action phenomenon. I’m an aging boomer who is trying to correct the environmental mess my generation allowed to happen. With her climate activism she has...
Fossil Fuel Subsidies add up to $1,650 per year per Canadian. Our government is supporting this madness in spite of having declared a climate emergency. In fact, Canada leads the G7 in oil and gas subsidies. The following article was...
"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...
To‌ ‌prevent‌ ‌the‌ ‌worst‌ ‌impacts‌ ‌of‌ ‌global‌ ‌heating,‌ ‌we‌ ‌need‌ ‌a‌ ‌whole‌ ‌suite‌ ‌of‌ ‌policy‌ ‌changes.‌ ‌Of‌ ‌them,‌ ‌making‌ ‌carbon‌ ‌pricing ‌‌predictable‌ ‌is‌ ‌by‌ ‌far‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌effective‌ ‌one‌ ‌we‌ ‌know‌ ‌of.‌ Carbon pricing is the most silver bullet-ish...
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...
'Beds Are Burning' is from the album 'Songs For Australia'. The album is a collection of songs recorded to bring global attention to the Australian wildfires among the worst ever on planet Earth. Beds Are Burning February 16, 2020 Standard YouTube Licence Songs...
Climate change is a slow emergency. We’ve known about the dire effects of global warming for decades but it’s mostly been a slower burn problem. The new year 2020 was going to be the year we got serious about...
"California is catching a glimpse of its future summer weather. The view is a hellish one," writes Dana Nuccitelli in his latest Yale Climate Connections article featured in this post. As California Governor Gavin Newsom put it in a...
"Capitalism’s shield has been breached — we can now see its soul," writes Brad Zarett in a recent article first published in Medium. Brad writes about avoiding the trap of getting 'back to normal' once we get through the...
During the election campaign, all parties—with the exception of the Conservatives—promised many new climate change measures, including legally binding targets that get Canada to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Exit polls showed that Canadians want and expect a more...