When we talk about energy in Canada, we immediately think of oil and gas and pipelines like the Trans Mountain project. We think of Alberta and its dirty oilsands and we think of carbon emissions. But we're missing a...
This is the third blog by Jim Harris and Tyler Elm in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. Previously posted on HuffPost. (Editor) Jim Harris Many Canadians are trying to do more with less during this economy of...
Canada's new climate movement continues to build after the initial Quebec #ActOnClimate march. 350 Ottawa was there. On July 5, 350 Ottawa will again join thousands of people on a march for #JobsJusticeClimate on the streets of Toronto. The march will tell...
I know we've heard enough already about the "Fiscal Cliff." But the following video is entertaining and a welcomed relief from the serious business of dealing with cliffs. Steve Murray and Grant Ellis (Financial Post) argue that there may be...
As a volunteer lobbyist with Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada, I (and my colleagues) regularly meet with Members of Parliament to discuss carbon pricing, climate policy, the transition to clean energy, fossil fuel subsidies and Canada's emission-reduction targets. Helping politicians...
This is the sixth blog in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. This article is also posted in HuffPost Business (Canada). The authors of the article are Jim Harris and Tyler Elm. (Editor's note) Placing a shadow...
We are pleased to welcome Patrick Derochie as a new contributor to Below2°C. Patrick is a Program Manager with Environmental Defence. In this first post, he exposes the boundless greed of the fossil fuel sector which continues to lobby governments for...
Countries like Canada which claim to be climate leaders cannot avoid planning for a managed decline of fossil fuels. But Canada is doing just the opposite by allowing for the ongoing expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and production. We at...
In her most recent post, Ellen Moyer explores the pitfalls of Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower as an alternative to the carbon-spewing energy we have used since the industrial revolution. Image: natura2 jpg, www.networkpellet.com Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower - Myth or Reality? Climate change...
This post is sourced from the Climate Reality E-Book, Top Wind Energy Myths. I'm a Climate Reality leader from the Chicago2013 Leadership training and pleased to feature this resource material. The goal of the article is to dispel the myths...