The just-released 2020 report on global fossil fuel financing by banks, Banking on Climate Change 2020, shows how the big banks are promoting the expansion of fossil fuels with more than US$2.7 trillion in direct investments since the 2015...
It seems almost inevitable that the Canadian government will bail out (once again) the oil and gas sector. But should governments around the world give bailouts to the wealthiest and most polluting industry in our economy? "A smart response to...
Is the COVID-19 crisis the wake-up call we've been waiting for? It's an opportunity to reflect on the fragility of our way of life—our interconnectedness and interdependence—and how we are mutually reliant on each other. It brings out the...
Internal combustion engines are doomed to die off soon, writes Jim Harris. The rise of EVs, e-scooters and autonomous Ubers will spell the death of old automobiles sooner than you think. Traditional car companies are zombies. They’re dead but...
The year 2019 ended the hottest decade on record by being the year of climate emergency declarations. Globally, "one in ten people now live in a place which has declared a climate emergency," reports The Verge. Canada declared a...
Something is shifting in the fossil fuel industry. It's no longer business as usual for the 'fossils' and the governments that support them. People around the world are becoming keenly aware of the many ways the burning of fossils...
The climate crisis will not be solved by politicians. It will be solved by the millions of ordinary people around the globe who are rising up to seize power from the fossil fuel industry. In Canada thousands of us...
At the recent COP25 climate talks in Madrid, Canada told the world that climate action is our number one priority. The Trudeau government promised to set Canada on a path to net-zero emissions by 2050. This promise will soon...
Climate change emerged as a top-tier issue in Canada's October federal election. According to post-election polling done by Clean Energy Canada, two-thirds of Canadians want their new minority government to accelerate our response to the global climate emergency. The following...
There are two ways to look back at what 2019 showed us about the climate crisis. On one side, there's the climate despair that accompanies rising greenhouse gas emissions, extreme weather events, and the failure of the COP25 climate...