The UNEP 2021 Production Gap Report finds that governments' fossil fuel production plans are dangerously out of sync with Paris limits. The Report "tracks the discrepancy between governments’ planned fossil fuel production and global production levels consistent with limiting...
“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...
#RBCisKillingMe is a global day of action to shine the light on RBC, Canada's largest fossil bank and one of the world's largest funders of fossil fuels and abusers of Indigenous rights. (This post is sourced from the LeadNow Action...
"In the lead up to the critically important COP26 climate summit, Canada’s largest bank, the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) inked a new deal to underwrite a CAD $1.5 billion bond for Enbridge which is currently expanding fossil fuel...
The act of choosing our politicians while the world is burning around us is a deeply profound act. Canadians have just chosen their next government during an election in which the climate crisis rose to the top of the...
In September 2020, the Stockholm Environment Institute released an insightful report (1). In the 25 years from 1990 to 2015, annual global carbon emissions grew by 60%, approximately doubling total global cumulative emissions. The disproportionate impact of the world’s richest...
"Why is life on earth still taking second place to fossil fuel companies," asks George Monbiot in an August 2021 opinion piece in The Guardian. Humanity faces an unprecedented existential threat, a looming climate crisis that will make the...
"Technology disruptions already underway in the energy, transportation, and food sectors have extraordinary implications for climate change. These three disruptions alone, driven by just eight technologies, can directly eliminate over 90% of net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide within...
Fifty years ago, the world needed a treaty to defuse the threats posed by nuclear weapons. Today we need a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty because climate change, like nuclear weapons, is a global existential threat. (This post is sourced in...
A recent report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development. shows that Canada has spent $23 billion on pipelines during the past three years. The report came out about the time of the heat dome and the devastating heat...