Catherine Gauthier (executive director of Environment Jeunesse) is fed up with PM Justin Trudeau's bold promises on the climate while simultaneously supporting tarsands/oilsands projects and pipelines which continue to grow Canada's greenhouse gas emissions. She heads a group which...
“To call this legislation a breakthrough is an understatement,” says Citizens’ Climate Lobby Executive Director Mark Reynolds in a press release. "It goes further than any national policy to date, creating over 2 million new jobs, lowering health care costs,...
A few years ago I ran across Steve Lee online. Our paths crossed on social media and we exchanged information on how each of us was actively engaged in various climate actions. At the time, Steve was working on...
Prime Minister Trudeau's announcement of a federal tax on carbon at Humber College, located in Premier Doug Ford’s Toronto riding, may prove to be political gold for his government just one year before the next election. Calling it a...
“Starting next year, it will no longer be free to pollute anywhere in Canada.” With these few words, Prime Minister Trudeau is setting a new course for carbon pricing in Canada. “Canadians know that polluting isn’t free," adds Catherine McKenna...
The images of climate change are now part of daily broadcast news. News anchors finally dare to utter the words climate change. And politicians running for office are now aware that there's a political risk with falling short on...
Over 50 citizens from across Canada will lobby for a liveable world on Parliament Hill October 13-16. This year's lobbying of elected officials by Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada (CCL) volunteers takes on a heightened sense of urgency. The United...
Many environmentally and socially conscious people feel overwhelmed right now. How can they counteract a host of problems, including climate disruption, species extinction, water depletion, soil loss, deforestation, toxic chemicals, chronic disease, stress, food insecurity, corruption, and violence? They...
The timeline for climate action is compressing. There are only 11 years and 3 months and 12 days before the start of 2030, the target date set in the Paris Agreement for signatories to reach their emission-targets. And yet...
I’m happy and honored to pay tribute to Harriet Shugarman, a Climate Reality colleague and friend since my Chicago2013 training. We have worked together on occasion and continue to do so via our respective ClimateMama and Below2C websites. In...