We elect politicians to provide leadership on important issues. And specifically, we expect them to lead during emergencies. While I recognize that politics are about the art of compromise—trying to get the best results possible under difficult circumstances—politicians can no...
This is the eleventh blog and final blog for 2012 in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. It appeared on Tuesdays, and will commence again in 2013. Our first blog, How Sustainability Can Save Business, reframes the common...
The images of climate change are now part of daily broadcast news. News anchors finally dare to utter the words climate change. And politicians running for office are now aware that there's a political risk with falling short on...
What does a speeding freight train have in common with GHGs -- greenhouse gas emissions? Three things. First: they are both out of control. Second: unless we can put the brakes on, it doesn’t end well. Third: the eventual...
The timeline for climate action is compressing. There are only 11 years and 3 months and 12 days before the start of 2030, the target date set in the Paris Agreement for signatories to reach their emission-targets. And yet...
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...