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...
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...
Fossil fuel financing from the world’s 60 largest banks has reached USD $4.6 trillion in the six years since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, with $742 billion in fossil fuel financing in 2021 alone. Banks continue to fund...
"Now can we talk about the war and how it relates to climate work," asks a March 25 email to 350.Org group leaders. The US-EU LNG deal to cut Russian gas is troubling for the climate. Doubling down on...
The 2018 IPCC Report stated emphatically that coal-fired power production worldwide must be reduced by 78% by 2030 to keep the world on a 1.5°C pathway. The more recent IEA NetZero by 2050 report confirms that no new coal...
"The political will for painful choices is evaporating fast...turns out the world was right to be skeptical,” Bloomberg writes about expectations coming out of the Glasgow COP26 climate summit. (The following post by Mitchell Beer was previously published in The...
In October of 2020, Vancouver became the first city in the world to endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty (FFNPT). Then in 2021, Barcelona, Los Angeles, Sydney, Toronto, Bonn, Glasgow, Dhulikhel in Nepal, 7 cities in Costa Rica and...
We Canadians have the dubious honour of being a world leader in financing fossil fuels and  the worst offender of all G20 nations. Just prior to the COP26 summit, a new report – Past Last Call: G20 public finance...