Over the past six months, Greta Thunberg has attacked world leaders over their failure to deal with climate change—their climate inaction—with her blunt and spirited speeches. These are a few of her words: You say you love your children above...
This post is a reproduction (with permission) of Franke James' latest visual essay regarding the crushing of free expression in Canada since 2006 when Stephen Harper and his Conservatives first took office. The Franke James story is one of...
Climate Letter to  Harper, May, Mulcair, Trudeau I'm forwarding this letter to all four federal party leaders. The letter is about the need for a more ambitious leadership on climate change in Canada. It asks each of the four leaders...
Franke James' Banned on the Hill Campaign has the potential to not only embarrass the Harper Government but also add another nail in the coffin of the Conservatives who have been plagued by scandals, corruption, lies, criminal investigations and...
When I jog in my neighborhood and see the little knoll ahead, I often think This is going to be hard. Running begins to feel like a chore, and I consider slowing to a walk. Sometimes I even imagine the knoll...
I'm a Climate Reality Leader (Chicago2013). As I reflect on the success of the thousands of events which happened around the globe on the weekend that preceded the start of the COP21 climate talks, I'm pleased to feature this...
Letter to Stephen Harper, Elizabeth May, Thomas Mulcair, Justin Trudeau I'm forwarding this letter to all four federal party leaders. The letter is about the need for a more ambitious leadership on climate change in Canada. It asks each of the...
But at my back I always hear Time's winged chariot hurrying near; And yonder all before us lie Deserts of vast eternity. (Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress) As I look into the distance, deeply absorbed in my endless search for meaning, I leave...
Energy Highways or Environmental Threats While North Americans await President Obama's decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, the question of pipeline safety is fundamental to protesters and environmentalists alike. As supporters and detractors continue to clash over Keystone, the project...
It’s a pivotal moment on our planet. 2015 has been defined by wildfires, floods and record breaking temperatures that made headlines across Canada and around the globe. And this past September was the warmest month ever recorded. And it’s a...