There are over 12,000 gas stations in Canada and about 100,000 in the U.S. That's a lot of real estate. And as gas cars become obsolete, so too will services catering to ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles. It's not...
It's time for a Big Oil reality check. In its most recent report, Oil Change International (OIC) exposes once again the fossil fuel sector's wretched failure to address climate change. Big Oil Reality Check shows how major U.S. and...
In an open letter to our government, Canada's health professionals are telling key officials that fossil fuel advertising is fuelling a public health crisis, much like the tobacco industry did in years past. So, Isn't time to ban fossil...
If you're banking with one of Canada's "big six" banks—RBC, TD, Scotia, BMO, CIBC, National—you are inadvertently fuelling the climate crisis. Your money, left in these banks, is used for the financing of the Trans Mountain (TMX) pipeline expansion....
New research shows that nearly 40% of developed fossil fuel reserves need to stay in the ground to keep the global 1.5ºC target alive says Collin Rees of Oil Change International in his recent email to contacts. Rees is...
For many of us in the climate movement, 2022 was going to be the year the green energy transition would take off, building on the post-COP26 momentum and the promised build-back-better programs announced by governments worldwide. But this was...
A study published in the Global Environmental Change journal shows that enjoying a decent living with minimum energy—living well with less energy—is possible. Stephen Leahy explores that claim in a recent article in his Need to Know series. Living Well...
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) abruptly cancelled the in-person portion of its AGM as Wet'suwet'en chiefs were set to confront the bank about financing the @CoastalGasLink fracked gas pipeline. That was not a coincidence? Carole Holmes of GASP...
With the approval of the Bay du Nord offshore oil megaproject, Canada has now solidified its hold as the world's top climate con artist,rogue and villain. Bay du Nord is yet more evidence that Canada's Emissions Reduction Plan and...
A new report released recently by Environmental Defence – Buyer Beware: Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Carbon Capture Fairy Tales in Canada – reveals that despite promises to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, the federal government provided the fossil fuel...