A few days ahead of the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement, 18 NGOs released Five Years Lost - How Finance is Blowing the Carbon Budget. The report highlights 12 of the most devastating fossil fuel projects that are...
Canada's  Energy Future 2020 report—EF2020—could not be clearer. “Achieving net-zero (greenhouse gas) emissions by 2050 will require an accelerated pace of transition away from fossil fuels,” notes the report. Building more pipelines does the exact opposite. And yet, Prime...
Natural gas is not the bridge to a clean energy future that fossil fuel companies and governments would have us believe. Natural gas is a bridge to nowhere. This post features a recent media release by Cathy Orlando (Canadian...
"Canada’s top ten pension funds alone manage over $1.5 trillion. How these funds invest your retirement dollars is a major factor in how quickly we can transition to a low-carbon economy while growing your pension in a warming world....
This post features a wide-ranging collection of five positive developments—things to feel good about—at a time when our world is undergoing the most tumultuous and unpredictable period in human history. Daily news about climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, social...
The flipside of stranded assets is stranded liabilities. On the one hand, investors are increasingly asking whether oil demand is or will soon be in terminal decline, and on the flipside, there's the cost of retiring long-lived oil and...
'Western Canada’s oil sands are high-cost ventures compared to most other types of oil resources,' shows Carbon Tracker’s recent report, Pipe Dreams: Why Canada's proposed pipelines don't fit in a Paris-compliant world."In an economically rational low-carbon world where structurally...
"The stranded asset hypothesis just got real," reported Business Green in early July. “Shell and BP are writing down assets while a raft of US fracking firms are entering bankruptcy protection – change is coming to the fossil fuel...
One popular myth about natural gas is that it's a bridge to a low-carbon future. But it's really a bridge to nowhere. Fossil fuels are the cause of rising emissions in Canada and globally. And natural gas is a fossil...
A recent analysis by CBC News shows the delicate balancing act facing the Canadian government as the economy begins to reopen and find its new normal. There’s a very strong advocacy for a green recovery both in Canada and...