The overarching theme of a post-COVID recovery is shaping up to be a transition to clean energy. A return to the pre-pandemic normal is out of the question. The world is moving to a "new normal" where environmental policies...
“It seems inevitable that the energy transition will spell the end of the fossil fuel industry’s traditionally growth-focused business model, which has already started to fail. The reduced usage of fossil fuels necessitated by any Paris-aligned temperature target is...
The financial sector funds climate change. It's an undeniable fact. And as this becomes more front and centre, both beneficiaries and contributors to pension funds are questioning how their money is invested. As Canadians become increasingly concerned about climate...
In Blowout, Rachel Maddow describes Big Oil as "the most destructive industry on earth." She tells "alarming stories about the impact of the oil and gas industry on the world today." We have one of those stories unfolding right...
What is happening in Germany's electric vehicle market is a strong indicator of the growth of EVs worldwide. CleanTechnica writes that the German EV market is reaching escape velocity registering a 26.6% market share last December as gas and...
Last year was supposed to be a pivotal year for climate. It was the year for COP26 which would mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Indeed, 2020 followed a year where climate change had been propelled onto newspaper...
Since the Paris Agreement, Canada’s Big Five banks—RBC, TD, BMO, CIBC, Scotia—have financed fossil fuels over half a trillion dollars (C$641 billion) globally and in Canada they provide the lion share (70%) of the money for Tar Sands expansion...
Canada and many jurisdictions around the world have committed to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 or before. But is the setting of climate targets, decades into the future, not just another spin on climate action—an abdication of the climate...
Do you sometimes get a creeping sense that hope has seen better days? Our future seems so unpredictable and so threatening. This is precisely the time when we need for hope to flourish. "It is then in making hope practical,...
Canada's recent net-zero legislation (Bill C-12) fails once again to meet the scale of the climate threat Canadians and the world are up against. It is not the transformative piece of legislation that the Liberals promised and that Canadians...