The science is settled. Our planet is heating up, and carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is to blame. The fossil fuel industry burns oil, coal and gas, sending heat-trapping emissions into the air. Ninety million tons of carbon pollution...
In a recent interview with CBC's Wendy Mesley, Naomi Klein (author of No Is Not Enough and This Changes Everything) accuses Prime Minister Trudeau of only pretending to care about climate change. The debate about whether Trudeau is a climate warrior or...
This blog post is a follow-up to a recent letter campaign I undertook with a group of CEOs in the Canadian Oil Industry. The title of this piece, Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate is the product of this letter...
On November 30 of 2015, during his address to the climate delegates at the Paris climate talks, Prime Minister Trudeau uttered this inspiring catchphrase: "Canada is back my friends. Canada is back, and here to help." We are ready to...
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...
I used to be a proud Canadian. Before I became a Climate Activist, that is. But now as a Climate Activist, I feel nothing but shame and embarrassment for Canada at climate talks. We are a proud people. We've always seen ourselves as an...
Fossil fuel megaprojects -- pipelines, terminals, plants -- are quickly disappearing from Canada's energy landscape. Less than a year ago (November of 2016), the federal government rejected the Northern Gateway plan. This was followed by the cancellation of the massive Liquid...
In this post Desmond Berghofer describes our preoccupation with perpetual economic growth at the expense of our environment. He compares the concepts of economic mind and eco-mind. While it is true that capitalism and globalization have brought immense value...
Canada is one of the few countries in the world to have adopted a national climate action plan – The Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. But beware! It's just a facade. It's a climate action charade. The framework...
Canada's new national carbon price is a giant leap forward. On October 3, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood in the House of Commons and uttered these few words on carbon pricing. It sets the stage for the beginning of a...