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...
"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...
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...
The recent leak of a draft of the next IPCC report (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) warns that recovery from climate breakdown may be impossible as the impact of tipping points leads to far-reaching and perhaps irreversible disaster. Well,...
More and more retirees are asking how their pension plan is investing their retirement savings as the climate crisis becomes a reality. This is now a critical question for many. Ensuring a healthy planet for our grandchildren requires ambitious...
Reality is catching up to Alberta but it seems like those huge quantities of oil have a way of interfering with common sense. Albertans have been witnessing the death spiral of the Tar Sands with no end in sight....
A report released in April shows that Canada's federal government provided some $18 billion in subsidies and financial support to the fossil fuel industry during 2020 as part of its pandemic recovery funding. But does paying Big Oil during...
The message from the IEA (International Energy Agency) is crystal clear: “There is no need for investment in new fossil fuel supply in our net zero pathway." As the world begins to shift to a net-zero future, there simply...
The fossil fuel industry has spread its tentacles into every aspect of our lives. Evidence of its power and influence is everywhere—our governments, institutions, banks, boardrooms, and of course our personal lives. At the same time, we understand that...