For many of us in the climate movement, 2022 was going to be the year the green energy transition would take off, building on the post-COP26 momentum and the promised build-back-better programs announced by governments worldwide. But this was...
A study published in the Global Environmental Change journal shows that enjoying a decent living with minimum energy—living well with less energy—is possible. Stephen Leahy explores that claim in a recent article in his Need to Know series. Living Well...
Rather than taking the draconian steps needed to cut fossil fuel emissions, Canada will spend billions on false and unproven solutions that fail to address the climate crisis. According to the Canadian Environmental Law Society, a number of groups...
The EU plan to declare nuclear power and natural gas plants green has unleashed "one of the most heated political battles in Europe at a time when its leaders have pledged to pull the planet back from the brink...
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...
What Do Canadians Really Think About Climate Change? is a report "designed to help communicators understand public opinion on climate change in Canada." Canadian attitudes on climate will to a large extent determine how far governments are willing to...
The overarching theme of a post-COVID recovery is shaping up to be a transition to clean energy. A return to the pre-pandemic normal is out of the question. The world is moving to a "new normal" where environmental policies...
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...
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...