Franke James is the author of Banned on the Hill, a True Story about Dirty Oil and Government Censorship. James' pictorial essays and honest writing are part of a campaign designed to expose the Harper Government's obsession with developing the...
Harvey, Fort McMurray(2016), Sandy(2012), Katrina(2005) are household names in North America. Three of these events are powerful hurricanes which brought destruction and death to the large urban centres of New Orleans, New York City and now Houston. The other –-...
As COP23 (Conference of the Parties) begins its two weeks of meetings in Bonn, key indicators of climate change continue unabated. Two years after the landmark Paris Agreement, the world's nations are now focusing on working out the technical...
This article was written by Laura Faye Tenenbaum who is a science communicator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Laura features Gavin Schmidt, climatologist and director of The Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) who asks the computer to calculate the weather in 20-minute...
“The world’s hugely encouraging clean energy momentum is running up against the stubborn incumbency of fossil fuels in our energy systems,” says Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency. And nothing says status quo more than the...
Shifting goalposts is the title of one of the chapters of The Carbon Bubble, What Happens to Us When it Bursts, authored by Jeff Rubin. Rubin is a prolific author and former Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets. (Rolly Montpellier,...
As I engage relentlessly in the fight to mobilize a complacent public and encourage reluctant politicians to focus on climate change action, I've come to the conclusion that it makes no difference who is right and who is wrong about the...
Twenty years ago, I read The Road Less Travelled by Scott Peck. With his first sentence, “Life is difficult,” Peck (psychologist and bestselling author) captured my interest. “Once we truly understand and accept it, then life is no longer difficult....
What do you do once you know? The question is 'What do you do once you know'? How do you silence that uncomfortable, inconvenient but compelling urgency that lurks in the back of your mind, telling you that it's time...
This is an excerpt from Seth Klein’s A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency, just published and now available here. The book outlines Klein’s “battle plan”, a set of valuable lessons for the climate mobilization from Canada's...