The world urgently needs to break up with gasoline. And a song is a great way to get people to sing along and get comfortable with that idea. That's why we wrote the song, Gasoline Breakup. The lyrics describe...
Deep down we know that something is very wrong. We can see that we're not actually making progress, To the contrary, we're falling further behind. Canada is failing to meet one climate target after another. The betrayal behind Canada's...
The carbon tax is one of the most efficient and effective tools to reduce carbon emissions. It's a way to price pollution, especially carbon dioxide—the leading contributor to global heating and climate change. Pricing pollution is important because it uses...
The enormity of the climate problem we face cannot be confronted with a business-as-usual approach. The climate solution requires going into emergency mode. EMERGENCY MODE In her revised essay, Leading the Public Into Emergency Mode, Margaret Klein Salamon argues that “we...
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...
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,...
Let's go back in time. The date is January 1, 2010 – the beginning of a new decade. The 2000-2009 decade (the 2000s) that just ended was "the warmest on record, with its average global surface temperature about 0.54...
"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...
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...
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...