I must admit that I did not see this coming. Canadians have been hearing for several weeks -- since Kinder Morgan set its May 31 ultimatum -- that Prime Minister Trudeau was considering a bail-out of the Kinder Morgan...
Elizabeth Woodworth is a Canadian writer/librarian who attended the COP21 summit in Paris. Elizabeth is also my Facebook friend. We've developed a working relationship and supported each other in our respective work dedicated to a global climate revolution for all. Some time ago, Elizabeth...
The headline in the Irish Times reads Warsaw climate talks in disarray after group walk-out. A group of 130 developing countries has threatened to walk away of talks on climate finance due to countries blocking progress on the "loss and damage" from climate...
The United Nations climate talks in Warsaw (Poland) have ended. Environmental groups and country representatives say little has been achieved, with a strong divide between developed and developing nations preventing any meaningful agreement. From the very first day of the meetings which...
We know we’ve got a carbon problem and we know it’s killing the planet. So what can we do to kick the habit? Climate change is the defining challenge facing humanity today. And we’ve known this for long enough –...
Tobacco and fossil-fueled energy have curious parallels. Both have provided users with benefits, both got entrenched in behavior and society, both have grievous unintended consequences. But the story of one is more resolved, to a point. Back in the day...
Although 2017 was not the warmest on record, it comes after a scorching 2016 which was the hottest year ever recorded, besting 2015, which bested 2014. Moreover, recent NASA and NOAA analyses show that the five warmest years on record...
A climate battle has begun in New York City. It's a battle against the fossil fuel industry. The tide is turning against the fossils. There is now a line in the sand. Source: YouTube video, New York City, CNN Money The...
Ninety-nine young environmental activists achieved their goal on Parliament Hill on Monday by carrying out acts of civil disobedience. The boisterous group climbed over restricted-area police barricades near the Peace Tower. Those arrested were part of a group of 200 protesting...
View the video about a "former" climate change skeptic who recently attended a screening of Chasing Ice, a new documentary that features the alarmingly rapid disappearance of glaciers. She is visibly shaken and apologetic for having been a denier. Source:...