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...
Natural gas is not the bridge to a clean energy future that fossil fuel companies and governments would have us believe. Natural gas is a bridge to nowhere. This post features a recent media release by Cathy Orlando (Canadian...
The climate clock is ticking—getting closer and closer to midnight. We need an all-hands-on-deck strategy to tackle climate change and avert the catastrophic consequences of a warming planet. The corporate sector is part of the solution and governments must...
"Canada’s top ten pension funds alone manage over $1.5 trillion. How these funds invest your retirement dollars is a major factor in how quickly we can transition to a low-carbon economy while growing your pension in a warming world....
“A green recovery is one that tackles the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises at the same time,” says Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. The UN Decade is a rallying call for the restoration of nature...
Canada has missed every emissions reduction target it has ever set. The climate politics of the last three decades—politics as usual—just hasn't worked. Canadians are less Paris-compliant today than when the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015. But there...
This post features a wide-ranging collection of five positive developments—things to feel good about—at a time when our world is undergoing the most tumultuous and unpredictable period in human history. Daily news about climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, social...
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...