The call of youth for more ambitious climate action by world leaders cannot be ignored. And politicians who ignore their protests do so at their own peril. One in 37 Canadians showed up for the recent #climatestrike on September...
In order to avoid dangerous climate change, the world needs to get very close to zero carbon emissions in a hurry. To do this, we need to replace all technologies that run on combustion energy with clean energy alternatives....
I have four grandkids ranging in age between 9 and 14 years old. I often think about what their future will be like. Many adults prefer to withhold the truth about climate, to coddle and protect youth from the...
A new groundbreaking report , Wells, Wires and Wheels, shows a huge capital-efficiency advantage of solar and wind over oil. The report introduces "the concept of the Energy Return on Capital Invested (EROCI)...a metric that allows for the comparison...
There are many pathways to clean power. We have the solutions to accelerate the transition to a clean energy future. What is missing is not human ingenuity or technology. What is missing is the political will to leap forward....
A disruption happens when a new technology makes it possible for companies to do two things: create new products that open up new markets and transform or destroy existing ones at the same time. And this is happening right...
When we talk about energy in Canada, we immediately think of oil and gas and pipelines like the Trans Mountain project. We think of Alberta and its dirty oilsands and we think of carbon emissions. But we're missing a...
A report from Clean Energy Canada, Will Canada Miss the Bus?  warns that Canada runs the risk of "missing the bus" on a massive economic and environmental opportunity. Electric buses do two things: they cut pollution and they are an...
“Batteries are critical for our clean energy future. Luckily, their cost has dropped so low, we might be much closer to this future than we previously thought,” claims Eric Holthaus in his recent Grist article. Battery technology is improving at...
The transition to a low-carbon future is one of the driving forces that will allow our civilization to meet the climate change challenge head on. "And more than any other part of the climate change story, the continuing boom...