"Premier Doug Ford is making the climate crisis worse. His government’s arrogance, climate recklessness and willful negligence, threatens our future. His government, consisting of 68 elected Conservative MPPs - less than six dozen individuals - are putting the rest...
In a recent article in the "Climate Change Is Coming for Us" series, Brad Zarnett writes about how climate propaganda has shaped our approach to fighting climate change. In the first half of the piece he says "We squandered...
Canadian pension funds aren’t just large investors in fossil fuels. In many cases, pension directors, trustees and staff sit on the boards of fossil fuel companies—a flagrant conflict as oil and gas insiders overseeing the retirement savings of millions...
"Scientists have proven without a doubt that climate change is transforming the planet for the worse," writes the New York Times. "Yet their work has mostly failed to spur governments to address the issue," prompting many of them to...
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...
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) abruptly cancelled the in-person portion of its AGM as Wet'suwet'en chiefs were set to confront the bank about financing the @CoastalGasLink fracked gas pipeline. That was not a coincidence? Carole Holmes of GASP...
Fossil fuel financing from the world’s 60 largest banks has reached USD $4.6 trillion in the six years since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, with $742 billion in fossil fuel financing in 2021 alone. Banks continue to fund...
In his recent blog post, Climate Emergency Unit Director Seth Klein writes that the Liberal-NDP deal struck just days ago—the Supply and Confidence Agreement (SCA)—is "no match for the climate emergency...doesn't move the dial on climate." Doesn't Move the Dial...
“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...
"The world is spending over $1.8 trillion a year, equivalent to 2% of global GDP, on subsidies that are driving the destruction of ecosystems and species extinction," finds a recent study commissioned by Business for Nature and The B...