The world must prevent a post-pandemic carbon rebound that would all but put the final nail in the climate change coffin. We have but a small window of opportunity to avert a climate crisis. Only clean technologies can stop...
Writing for Policy (Canadian Politics and Public Policy), Green MP Elizabeth May states that "the reports of oil's death are NOT greatly exaggerated. The combined impacts of the world glut of cheap oil, low demand and the arrival of...
I was excited to hear Michael Moore announce that he was releasing a new film—Planet of the Humans—on Earth Day. I have found a number of his films, in particular Bowling for Columbine and SICKO, thoughtful, funny and on...
Is the COVID-19 crisis the wake-up call we've been waiting for? It's an opportunity to reflect on the fragility of our way of life—our interconnectedness and interdependence—and how we are mutually reliant on each other. It brings out the...
There are two ways to look back at what 2019 showed us about the climate crisis. On one side, there's the climate despair that accompanies rising greenhouse gas emissions, extreme weather events, and the failure of the COP25 climate...
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....
Climate change is rising to the very top of the political agenda both in Canada and the United States as each country enters its next election cycle—Canada in October 2019 and the US in November 2020. Starting in October,...
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...
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...