There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. According to Joseph Stiglitz, the world-renowned global economist and Columbia University professor, putting a price on carbon is...
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...
The Climate Reality Project offers a variety of resources for the use of its Climate Leaders. We are pleased to feature this piece on cutting edge clean technology which is slowly opening the door to a low-carbon future. On The Cutting Edge Fact:...
In 2009, G20 leaders pledged to phase-out fossil fuel subsidies. But the information presented in the 2015 OIC (Oil Change International) report, Empty Promises: G20 susidies to oil, gas and coal production, is evidence of the continuing gap between promises and reality....
As a volunteer lobbyist with Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada, I (and my colleagues) regularly meet with Members of Parliament to discuss carbon pricing, climate policy, the transition to clean energy, fossil fuel subsidies and Canada's emission-reduction targets. Helping politicians...
I attended the Climate Welcome training on Wednesday in preparation for the march and sit-in at Prime Minister Trudeau’s residence on Sussex Drive. I felt buoyed by the swearing in of the new PM and his cabinet earlier in...
This blog post is a follow-up to a recent letter campaign I undertook with a group of CEOs in the Canadian Oil Industry. The title of this piece, Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate is the product of this letter...
Natural gas is often viewed as the clean fossil fuel because its burning emits much less emissions than coal and oil—50 to 60 percent less CO2 than coal. It is said to be the bridge to a clean energy...
Canadians are in an election campaign that will stretch out another four weeks. We're also in a climate emergency. Our government said so following a recent report that shows Canada is warming at twice the global average. As I closely...
Canada declared a climate emergency on June 17. And during the ongoing election campaign, climate has emerged at the top issue. It's time to be a climate voter and elect a government that will not ask what will it...