"The transition to a secure and sustainable energy future for all requires unprecedented shifts in the global energy sector," says Faith Birol, executive director of the IEA. Such a transition is inevitable in spite of the oil and gas...
"Although there should be no new oil and gas production developed, the world’s governments plan on producing around 110% more fossil fuels in 2030 than would be consistent with the median 1.5°C-warming pathway, and 45% more fossil fuels than...
Twenty five to 30 percent of the pollution cuts needed to prevent catastrophic climate change can come from individual actions taken at the household level according to a recent Yale Climate Action article. (Parts of this piece were previously published...
In April of 2022, Prince Charles recorded a passionate message for the 7th Our Ocean Conference. As the Prince of Wales, his commitment to mobilizing world leaders and the public on climate action is well known. As the Climate...
Has Big Oil violated our rights? Have we been wronged by Big Oil? And are Big Oil companies continuing their predatory practices on our environment? The answer is yes, yes and yes. It's time to sue the bastards. (This post...
According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), roughly 750,000 people around the world are facing a food security “catastrophe,” meaning that “starvation, death, destitution and extremely critical acute malnutrition levels are evident,” writes The Energy Mix in...
What we are doing now to solve global problems—climate change, inequality, widespread violence, wars—is just not working. Instead of moving to a new paradigm, we're doubling down on the old and clinging to the same ways which have brought...
If you're banking with one of Canada's "big six" banks—RBC, TD, Scotia, BMO, CIBC, National—you are inadvertently fuelling the climate crisis. Your money, left in these banks, is used for the financing of the Trans Mountain (TMX) pipeline expansion....
"Instead of hitting the brakes on the decarbonization of the global economy" amid Russia's war on Ukraine, "now is the time to put the pedal to the metal towards a renewable energy future," said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres....
“Despite being one of the most pervasive materials on the planet, plastic and its impact on human health is poorly understood,” says the recent Plastic & Health: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet report. Plastic is a global...