Over 90 groups are urging Mark Carney—in a letter published worldwide—to do all he can to "raise the bar on climate action from the finance sector that leads to a reduction in financed emissions at the pace that the...
COP26 has been described as "the" critical climate summit to have a chance at limiting the warming of the planet to well below 2ºC, preferably 1.5ºC. Will COP26 keep 1.5 degrees alive? Will it be the answer we're looking...
Fifty years ago, the world needed a treaty to defuse the threats posed by nuclear weapons. Today we need a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty because climate change, like nuclear weapons, is a global existential threat. (This post is sourced in...
"Never in the history of the G7 has there been a bigger gap between their actions and the needs of the world. In the face of these challenges the G7 have chosen to cook the books on vaccines and...
Change doesn't travel in a straight line. It ripples and cascades and after long periods of stability, big change happens fast. That is the premise of Rethinking Humanity, a book (available for download here) authored by Tony Seba and James...
Justin Trudeau's reign as a self-proclaimed climate leader is about to come crashing down at the Biden Climate Leaders Summit. Breaking onto the climate scene during the 2015 Paris climate talks (that led to the Paris Agreement) Trudeau became the...
"The carbon economy amplifies racial, social and economic inequities, creating a system that is fundamentally incompatible with a stable future," says a recent opinion piece in The Guardian. The article highlights an open letter by over 100 economists calling for...
Truth and life lessons often come to us the hard way. An old Chinese proverb says that one way to learn to do something right is to do something wrong. And we humans have been doing many things wrong...
In The Big Stall, author Donald Gutstein shows how Big Oil owns the Paris Agreement. Quoting ecological economist Clive Spash, Gutstein points out that what came out of the Paris talks at COP21 "is a fantasy which lacks any...
The holiday season is upon us, which means spending time with friends, family, and loved ones. For many, it also means spending a lot of time in the kitchen cooking. But one aspect of cooking and preparing meals during...