In a recent in-depth interview with The Narwhal's Caitlin Stall-Paquet, Canada's new Environment and Climate Change Minister Guilbeault is dead serious about his climate to-do-list outlined in the Prime Minister's mandate letter. He wants to do more and go...
As we enter 2022, the challenges are already piling up. Canadians are facing wave 4 or 5 (I've lost count) of the COVID crisis but that is far from the worst of it. We face an even greater and...
"Canadian politicians won't be able to ignore climate change in 2022." according to Maclean's. As Canadians are learning to live with the COVID threat, "another emergency of existential scale has been implacably gathering strength." Public opinion is slowly coalescing...
Don't Look Up takes a satirical look at how politicians, the media and society in general deal with planetary threats. In the movie, Leonardo DiCaprio plays an astronomer-scientist who tries to warn the US President of an approaching planet-killer comet...
The future of retail is shifting. On-line shopping is seeing rapid growth worldwide raising the question of how E-commerce is impacting the environment. A recent report commissioned by Stand.Earth looks specifically at the climate impacts of parcel delivery on...
If there’s one time of the year that’s become synonymous with consumerism and waste, it’s the holiday season. Fortunately, you can spread cheer with thoughtful gifts for your loved ones that don’t harm our environment. This post features a...
"If plastic were a country, it would be the world's fifth largest greenhouse emitter, beating out all but China, the U.S., India and Russia," writes Judith Enck, President of Beyond Plastics in an October press release. The plastics industry...
History may very well remember Glasgow (COP26) as the place where the 1.5°C goal went to die.  COP26 has failed us and the UK's goal to "keep 1.5°C alive" is now just "hanging by a thread" or on "life...
“The world’s hugely encouraging clean energy momentum is running up against the stubborn incumbency of fossil fuels in our energy systems,” says Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency. And nothing says status quo more than the...
"The fundamental goal of the adults in any society is to protect their young and do everything they can to leave a better world than the one they inherited. The current generation of adults, and those that came before,...