The Future’s Not in Plastics report finds that mounting pressure to curtail the use of plastics— now  a worldwide public concern—could slash virgin plastic demand growth from 4% a year to under 1%, with demand peaking in 2027. This post is sourced...
Evidence about the climate breakdowns is mounting daily. Climate change is no longer a slow emergency. It's happening in real time. The world is in climate crisis which will prove to be exponentially more deadly than the corona crisis....
On August 22, we busted the Earth's budget for 2020. We are now operating in overshoot—in ecological deficit.  "Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth...
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...
In September, Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada will be celebrating 10 years since we began lobbying for carbon fee and dividend. We said it early and we said it often and now Canada has a carbon fee and dividend-like policy...
The importance of education in preparing our children and grandchildren for their future cannot be overstated. Young people—under 18 years of age—make up almost 30% of the world's population. Never before has a generation of youth been confronted with...
"Do not resuscitate," wrote George Monbiot in an OpEd In The Guardian in April. "This crisis is a chance to rebuild our economy for the good of humanity. Let’s bail out the living world, not its destroyers." But now,...
Commenting about her time in New York in September of 2019, Greta Thunberg was not shaken by the media attention she generated. "I see myself everywhere. Just the night before one of my speeches had been projected onto the...
The world must prevent a post-pandemic carbon rebound that would all but put the final nail in the climate change coffin. We have but a small window of opportunity to avert a climate crisis. Only clean technologies can stop...
To‌ ‌prevent‌ ‌the‌ ‌worst‌ ‌impacts‌ ‌of‌ ‌global‌ ‌heating,‌ ‌we‌ ‌need‌ ‌a‌ ‌whole‌ ‌suite‌ ‌of‌ ‌policy‌ ‌changes.‌ ‌Of‌ ‌them,‌ ‌making‌ ‌carbon‌ ‌pricing ‌‌predictable‌ ‌is‌ ‌by‌ ‌far‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌effective‌ ‌one‌ ‌we‌ ‌know‌ ‌of.‌ Carbon pricing is the most silver bullet-ish...