Canada’s Election 44 is now history. Justin Trudeau and the Liberals did not get what they wanted but instead got what they deserved, another minority. Seeking to capitalize on his handling of the coronavirus crisis, Trudeau’s obvious power grab...
Since the Paris Agreement, Canada’s Big Five banks—RBC, TD, BMO, CIBC, Scotia—have financed fossil fuels over half a trillion dollars (C$641 billion) globally and in Canada they provide the lion share (70%) of the money for Tar Sands expansion...
In a recent conversation with my colleague Magnus L.H. Haslebo the Co-Founder of the Resistance Group Guerilla and the former Head of Communications for the Danish political party, The Alternative, it became clear that while sociopathic corporations’ greed is destroying the...
Climate change aggravates the difficulties already faced by Indigenous communities in all regions of Canada particularly in the Arctic and Subarctic where they experience the direct and local impacts of a warming planet. The difficulties are many: economic and...
Canada has missed every emissions reduction target it has ever set. The climate politics of the last three decades—politics as usual—just hasn't worked. Canadians are less Paris-compliant today than when the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015. But there...
Your next vote will be the most important one you will ever cast for the future of your children and grandchildren. You cannot postpone action on climate change. It's time to be a climate voter. Canadians will soon have to...
On Friday, September 27, close to a million people joined #ClimateStrike events all across Canada. Many Canadians hit the streets for the first time calling for bolder action on climate change. Worldwide, close to 8 million "took part in...
The Green New Deal is very much part of the election conversation in Canada with voting day now just 11 weeks away. And climate has surfaced as one of the top issues. Youth activists are gearing up for a...
Every year Canada submits its latest greenhouse gas inventory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The 2019 report is not a pretty picture. It shows an increase of 12 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (12MtCO2)...
I've been a climate activist for over a decade now. I often ask myself if I'm having any impact at all in the fight to save our warming planet from catastrophic climate change. Is my work making even an...