"The transition to a secure and sustainable energy future for all requires unprecedented shifts in the global energy sector," says Faith Birol, executive director of the IEA. Such a transition is inevitable in spite of the oil and gas...
A new poll finds that 70% of Canadians want an oil and gas emissions cap that will ensure industry takes on its fair share of climate action. In its consultation paper, our government invites Canadians to provide feedback on...
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...
Another sure sign that we are losing the war on climate is the unthinkable near-doubling of fossil fuel subsidies in 2021 at the same time greenhouse gases, sea levels and ocean heat all hit new highs. "The fossil fuel-driven...
Some five years ago, Bill and Lenore took an important step toward the decarbonisation of their home in Ottawa by installing a heat pump. With this new heating system, they reduced the greenhouse gas emissions from their home by...
The colour of hydrogen matters. Canada’s hydrogen future as outlined in its December 2020 Hydrogen Strategy Report will be predominantly based on blue hydrogen — that is hydrogen  produced using “natural gas,” which is fossil gas. To reduce the process’s...
"It’s no secret that Canada has a long way to go if we’re actually going to meet the climate commitments we made in the 2015 Paris Agreement. And given that more than a quarter of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions...
Twenty five to 30 percent of the pollution cuts needed to prevent catastrophic climate change can come from individual actions taken at the household level according to a recent Yale Climate Action article. (Parts of this piece were previously published...
This summer is breaking hundreds of temperature records producing heatwaves, droughts, wildfires, water shortages and electricity outages. But it's not only doom and gloom. While the world is burning, climate frontrunners from all industries and from around the world are...
"Clean electricity will power Canada’s net zero transition." This is the first paragraph of The Big Switch: Powering Canada's Net Zero Future report. The report shows how we can transform our electricity systems, paving the way to a more...