Elections always matter. Canada's federal election, now just days away, will be followed by the U.S. election in November of 2020. Canadian voters have to decide whether to elect a government which will take progressive action on the climate...
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...
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...
Dr Jeremy Leggett is founding director of Solarcentury, founder and chair of SolarAid, and a researcher and writer on climate, clean energy, technology and the future of civilization. Recently at FundForum International 2018 he was asked to do an...
Climate change and carbon pricing were among the top issues in Monday's federal election. Over two thirds of Canadians voted for climate action, virtually putting an end to the challenges against Canada's national carbon policy. Which begs the question,...
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 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...
As the world slowly transitions to a clean energy future, one of the major concerns we keep hearing about is the loss of jobs in the fossil fuel sector. President Trump was elected on the promise of restoring fossil...
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....