Most Canadians want to be ready for the post-carbon economy. And most Canadians are concerned about climate change. However more than half of the "concerned" are not ready yet to do something about it. The solution: act on climate...
"If inflation is top of the public mind, the conversation should be about the F-word — how much of our economic problems are rooted in our dependence on fossil fuels," wrote Chris Hatch in a recent ZERO CARBON newsletter....
A new report finds that American banks and investors are not just fueling the climate crisis but they're also setting up the next economic crash. "If we are going to avert the worst ecological impacts of climate change and avoid...
It's been said that all we ever know for sure about the future is that it comes next. But sometimes the choice one makes can lead to a predictable outcome. In this 2021 federal election, the farther right you...
To reach Paris goals will require a full-out transformation of the global economy. It will demand that we make both individual and collective lifestyle changes. "The Earth is outside its comfort zone, so it's time we step outside of...
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to present her first federal budget within the next few weeks. This pandemic recovery budget offers an opportunity to shape the future more than any previous budget in recent memory. Freeland's fall economic...
The Paris Agreement is now five years old. And there's only one decade left for the signatories of the accord to achieve their 2030 emissions targets—Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The economics of climate change (previously published in Yale Climate...
Canada's recent net-zero legislation (Bill C-12) fails once again to meet the scale of the climate threat Canadians and the world are up against. It is not the transformative piece of legislation that the Liberals promised and that Canadians...
This is the second of three posts by Brad Zarnett, a Canadian sustainability strategist, writer and speaker. He is the Founder of the Toronto Sustainability Speaker Series (TSSS). The full article can be found in Medium as “Sucking Up to Business is a Certain Path...
There are two sides to Canada's post pandemic recovery. On the bright side there’s massive public support for a recovery that puts people before profits and tackles both the climate crisis and the coronavirus crisis simultaneously. Hundreds of organizations...