Stephen Harper  made headlines for joining other G7 leaders in committing to "decarbonize" Canada's economy by 2100. For a brief, flickering moment it seemed Canada's Prime Minister had started to grasp the reality that tackling climate change means leaving...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
“If you care about debt, you wouldn’t leave credit-card debt to your kids. That’s exactly what climate change is," said Catherine McKenna (Minister of the Environment and Climate Change) in a recent interview with Bloomberg Environment. And she's right. We...
I am pleased to feature this article by Franke James. Her artwork and visual essays have been featured in other posts on BoomerWarrior (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor). Article and artwork by Franke James As political journalist, Susan Delacourt, reported in the Toronto Star,...
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...