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...
The September 20 to 27 worldwide climate week is a dream-come-true, a fairytale of sorts, a week which is tailor-made for climate activists. Just a year ago, who could have imagined that newcomers like Greta Thunberg and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
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...
We’re supposed to save the world. That’s why you’re alive right now in this time of great consequence. Humanity is putting together a team to cancel the apocalypse. And you might not realize it but your name is on...
Climate change and carbon pricing were among the top issues in Monday's federal election. Over two thirds of Canadians voted for climate action, virtually putting an end to the challenges against Canada's national carbon policy. Which begs the question,...
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...
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...
Canada's big banks rack up huge profits each year at the expense of our climate. They are compromising the future of young Canadians by financing fossil fuel expansion. Since the 2015 Paris Agreement, the Big Five—RBC, TD, BMO, CIBC,...
A new campaign has been launched to "stop the money pipeline". The campaign targets Wall Street which it claims is financing climate destruction and killing people. It focuses on the big banks, insurance companies and asset managers which are...
The wildfire season is well underway in various regions around the globe. But this year, the coronavirus is adding an even greater challenge—a double challenge—for fire fighters and health officials on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. Authorities...